Halloween party is the most enticing holidays that is celebrated with fun and frolic by all. The surprise element makes this party unpredictable and interesting. We all are aware about Halloween party and have celebrated it all through these years, but do we these know Halloween facts?
I bet you do not know them..Note them down and make their quiz for your coming party:
- The movie “Halloween” that released in the year 1978 was made on a tight budget. Because of this they had to use the cheapest mask that they got for the character of Michael Meyers that finally came out to be of William ShatnerStar Trek Even Shatner was not aware that this mask resembled him and when he got to know of it years later, he said he was honored.
- The first ever made O’Lanterns was actually carved out of turnips.
- After Christmas, Halloween stands second as the highest commercial holiday soon after Christmas.
- Did you know that the word ”witch” is derived from the old English word ”wicce” that means ”wise woman”. It is also believed that witches used to hold their tow most important meeting on the night of Halloween.
- The persistent and intense fear of Halloween is known as Sampainophobia.
- From a survey it has been found out that 50% of the kids prefer chocolate candy on Halloween while 24% prefer to receive non-chocolate candy and the remaining 10% prefer gum.
- The owl is also a popular image of Halloween. Also in the Medieval Europe, it was a belief that owls are witches and if someone hears owl’s call that meant that someone would die.
- Norm Craven is believed to have grown the largest Pumpkin ever. It was registered as a world record in the year 1993 as the pumpkin grew weighed 836 lb.
- The world record for the fastest Pumpkin carving goes to Stephen Clarke with a timing of 24.04 seconds. He has bet his own timing of 54.72 seconds. According to the rules of the competition the pumpkin must weigh less than 24 pounds and has to be carved in the traditional way and at least, nose, ears, eyes and a mouth needs to be carved out.
- Pumpkin comes in variety of colors not only orange vis blue, green and white. Thus they make an awesome treat for monster cravings.
Thus, these were the awesome facts on Halloween.