Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: August 28

Birthdays:

Daniel Stern (August 28, 1957), who starred in C.H.U.D. (1984), Frankenweenie (1984), D.O.A. (1988), Leviathan (1989), Little Monsters (1989), and Otis (2008).

Stern in C.H.U.D.

Brian Thompson (August 28, 1959), who starred in The Terminator (1984), Cobra (1986), “Werewolf,” Fright Night: Part 2 (1988), Alien Nation (1988), Nightwish (1989), Moon 44 (1990), “Kindred: The Embraced,” Mortal Kombat: Annihilation (1997), “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “The X-Files,” Epoch (2001), Epoch: Evolution (2003), Flight of the Living Dead (2007), Dark Games (2011), An American Terror (2014), Sunflower (2017), and Made Vicious (2018).

Thompson in “The X-Files.”

David Fincher (August 28, 1962), who directed Alien³ (1992), Se7en (1995), Fight Club (1999), Panic Room (2002), Zodiac (2007), The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), Gone Girl (2014), and several episodes of “Mindhunter.”

Movie releases:

1987: The Rosary Murders
1992: Pet Sematary Two
1992: Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me
2009: The Final Destination
2009: Halloween II

Horrific history from today:
1926: Man dies of wounds following gun attack (2017)
1929: Explosion kills family (2017)
1933: 2 dead after mob hit (2017)
1955: Emmett Till, face of 1950s racism (2017)
1963: Career Girl Murders (2017)
1997: While he lived he was alive (grave)
2006: Man stabbed to death under false allegations of child molestation (2017)
2003: Man killed with bomb locked to his chest during elaborate robbery (2018)

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