The Return of the Vampire (1944) released by Columbia Pictures on January 1, 1944, stars Bela Lugosi as thevampire Armand Tesla. The Return of the Vampire (1944) was an unofficial sequel to Universal Studios’ film Dracula (1931) for copyright purposes, the vampire's name was changed to Armand Tesla
Figures of the Night (1920) a German silent horror film directed by Richard Oswald and starring Paul Wegener was released on January 6, 1920. This film is considered lost.
Charles Samuel "Chas" Addams an American cartoonist known for creating the comic strip “ The Addams Family” was born on January 7, 1912.