How much do you know about Halloween?
The name Jack O’Lantern is given to a carved pumpkin. The pumpkin is often carved to resemble a face. A light source is then placed inside the carved pumpkin.
Bobby “Boris” Pickett’s song Monster Mash was released in 1962, as a single and on the full-length album, The Original Monster Mash. It has been a Halloween favourite since that time.
The common Halloween phrase is “Trick or treat.” In some areas, the phrase “Halloween apples” is used instead.
Martin Luther posted the Ninety-five Theses on the door of All Saints’ Church in Wittenberg on Oct. 31, 1517. This document was important in the history of the Reformation and in the creation of Protestant churches. In some Protestant churches, Oct. 31 is referred to as Reformation Day.
While pumpkin spice contains cinnamon, cloves, ginger and nutmeg, it does not contain pumpkin. The spice blend is used as a flavouring for pumpkin pies.
Since the movie franchise began in 1978, the character of Michael Myers has been the antagonist in all except one of the movies. He does not appear in the 1982 film, Halloween III: Season of the Witch.
Each year Linus waits for the Great Pumpkin to appear. His belief is that the Great Pumpkin will appear in the most sincere pumpkin patch on Halloween.
The original Ghostbusters movie was released in 1984, It starred Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Bill Murray. Since then, a sequel was released in 1989, a reboot was released in 2016 and a sequel to the first two films was released in 2021.
Michael Jackson’s hit song Thriller appeared on the album of the same name in 1982. It was released as a single in the United Kingdom in 1983 and in the United States in 1984. The 1983 music video has been named the greatest music video of all time.
Nov. 1 is known as All Saints’ Day. The Christian religious observance dates to the fourth century.