Leprechaun is released theatrically in 1993. 1934: Actor Roy Kinnear is born in Wigan, Lancashire, England. 1938: Actor/director Fred J. Lincoln is born in Manhattan, New York. 1941: Artist Boris Vallejo is born in Lima, Peru. 1947: Future rock legend and actor David Bowie is born in Brixton, London, England. 1951: Director John McTiernan is born in Albany, New York. 1965: True Blood actress Michelle Forbes is born in Austin, Texas. 1967: Actor Eric Scott Woods is born in Palo Alto, California. 1968: Comic book illustrator and editor Eric Stephenson is born in Louisville, Kentucky. 1977: Actress Amber Benson is born in Birmingham, Alabama. 1979: Actress Sarah Polley is born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 1981: Supernatural actress Genevieve Cortese is born in San Francisco, California. 1983: Producer Rafe Judkins is born in Salt Lake City, Utah. 1993: Leprechaun is released theatrically in the United States. 2001: Actor Don Brodie passes away in Los Angeles, California. 2001: Production begins on Eight Legged Freaks. 2002: Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode "Gone" airs on UPN. 2002: Wes Craven's Chiller is released on DVD by Leisure Entertainment. 2007: Actress Yvonne De Carlo passes away in Woodland Hills, California. 2008: Dr. Giggles is released on DVD in Region 1 format by Warner Home Video. 2010: Ghost Whisperer episode "Dead Air" airs on CBS. 2013: Director David R. Ellis passes away at age 60. 2014: American Horror Story episode "The Magical Delights of Stevie Nicks" airs on the FX Network. 2016: The Forest premieres in the United States. 2018: Actor Donnelly Rhodes passes away in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada at the age of 80. Retrieved from "https://headhuntershorrorhouse.fandom.com/wiki/January_8th?oldid=211994" Categories: Dates Days January Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.