The Blob remake premieres in 1988. 1850: Author Guy de Maupassant is born in France. 1939: Director Bob Clark is born in New Orleans, Louisiana. 1956: Director/producer Jerry Ciccoritti is born in Toronto, Canada. 1935: Actor John Saxon is born in Brooklyn, New York. 1969: Dark Shadows episode 812 airs on ABC. 1973: Actor Paul Kasey is born. 1974: Actor Karim Prince is born in Oakland, California. 1988: The remake of The Blob is released theatrically in the United States. 1993: Production begins on Ed Wood. 1995: Actress Clarice Blackburn passes away in New York City, New York. 1995: The Mangler is released to home video (VHS format) for the first time. 1997: Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III is re-released on VHS by New Line Home Video. 1998: Halloween H20: Twenty Years Later is released theatrically in the United States. 2007: Director Peter Graham Scott passes away in Windelsham, Surrey, England. 2012: True Blood episode "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" airs on HBO. 2014: Texas Chainsaw Massacre actress Marilyn Burns passes away in Houston, Texas. 2014: Oculus is released on Blu-ray by 20th Century Fox. Retrieved from "https://headhuntershorrorhouse.fandom.com/wiki/August_5th?oldid=225182" Categories: Dates Days August Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.