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HALLOWEEN TRIVIA IV

31) In The Nightmare Before Christmas, what character discovers a portal from "Halloween Town" to "Christmas Town"?


Jack Skellington leads the citizens of Halloween Town in organizing the annual Halloween holiday, but he's grown weary of the same routine year after year, and when he discovers a portal to Christmas Town, he decides to celebrate that holiday instead.

32) In what country did girls believe they could see images of their future husband if they hung wet sheets in front of the fire on Halloween?


In Scotland, young girls often hung wet sheets in front of a fire on Halloween, hoping to see images of their future husbands.

33) In what Halloween classic does Max Dennison accidentally resurrect three witches from the Salem witch trials?


In Hocus Pocus, Max lights the Black Flame Candle and inadvertently resurrects the Sanderson sisters, three witches who plot to suck out the souls of all Salem's children, beginning with Max's sister Dani!

34) What was the first city in the U.S. to plan an official Halloween celebration?


Anoka, Minnesota is believed to be the first city in the United States to put on a Halloween celebration to divert its youngsters from Halloween pranks. When Anokans awoke to find their cows roaming Main Street, their windows soaped and their outhouses tipped over, they decided something had to be done. In 1920, a Halloween parade was scheduled, and afterward, hundreds of bags of popcorn, candy, peanuts and other treats were given away to the children who marched in the parade. By the 1930s, it was estimated that 20,000 spectators lined the streets to watch this annual event.

35) According to Google Frightgeist, what was the most popular Halloween costume of 2015?


According to Google Frightgeist, Harley Quinn was the most searched costume of 2015.

36) What actress made her film debut in the original Halloween movie?


Jamie Lee Curtis made her film debut in the 1978 slasher film Halloween.

37) What percent of adults celebrate Halloween?


According to a National Retail Federation poll 68.5% of adults celebrate Halloween.

38) What candy was originally called "chicken feed"?


The Goelitz Confectionery Company began production of candy corn at the turn of the century and called the product "Chicken Feed".

39) What monster is pictured on the flag of Sicily?


The flag of Sicily depicts the head of Medusa (a gorgon with a head of snakes), surrounded by three bent running legs, and three stalks of wheat.

40) What Halloween song by Bobby "Boris" Pickett topped the Billboard charts in 1962?


"Monster Mash" was #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in October 1962 and has been a perennial holiday favorite ever since.

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