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According to legend, why is Halloween celebrated on October 31st?
It's the last day of the Celtic calendar - The celebration dates back more than two thousand years.
The Jack-o-lantern is based on the tale about a man named what?
Stingy Jack - Stingy Jack was supposedly unable to get into heaven or hell.
According to a recent study, what is the most popular candy given out on Halloween?
Snickers - Snickers was introduced in 1930
Famous magician Harry Houdini died on Halloween, in what year?
1926 - He died in Detroit, MI
About how many pounds did the largest ever pumpkin on record weigh?
1400 lbs - 1446 lbs to be exact, in 2004!
Halloween is recognized as being the third biggest party day of the year after New Years and what other day?
SuperBowl Sunday - Superbowl Sunday is the only one of those days without religious ties.
In what decade was the first Halloween card sold in the US?
1920s - Over 35 million Halloween cards are sent in the US each year.
What do the average Halloween candy sales total each year?
2 billion - It is the second largest candy purchasing holiday.
According to the National Retail Federation, roughly how much did US households spend on Halloween in 2009?
$56.31 - This included an average of $17.99 on candy.
According to the National Retail Federation, what was the most popular Halloween costume among adults in 2009?
Witch - Vampire came in at number two
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