Today in Horror History

Today in Horror History: September 24

Birthdays:

Jim Henson (September 24, 1936 – May 16, 1990), creator of the Muppets, also wrote and directed The Dark Crystal (1982), Labyrinth (1986), and produced The Witches (1990).

Henson with a few of his creations

Kelly Jo Minter (September 24, 1966), who starred in The Lost Boys (1987), A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (1989), Popcorn (1991), and The People Under the Stairs (1991).

Minter in The People Under the Stairs

Jessica Lucas (September 24, 1985), who starred in Halloween Town II: Kalabar’s Revenge (2001), The Covenant (2006), Cloverfield (2008), Amusement (2008), Evil Dead (2013), “Cult,” and Pompeii(2014).

Lucas in Evil Dead

Movie releases:

1982: Amityville II: The Possession
1993: The Good Son
2004: Shaun of the Dead (US)

Television premieres:

1964: The Munsters

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