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The day on which Halloween is celebrated.

What is October 31st?


Born TODAY (October 7) in 1951, this Rock-n-Roll legend had hits with "Hurts So Good" and "Jack and Diane", but doesn't actually have 'Cougar' as part of his name.

Who is John Mellencamp?   The name 'Cougar' was given to him by a manager that thought it'd be harder to market his German surname than Johnny Cougar. 


Every year, Canada celebrates this holiday on the second Monday of October, and the United States celebrates the same holiday on the fourth Thursday of November.

What is Thanksgiving? In Canada, Protestants petitioned the colonial government to establish the holiday to thank God for the harvest. The holiday feast is much the same in both countries.


How do you fix a jack-o’-lantern?

With a pumpkin patch


This famous magician and escape artist passed away on Halloween, 1926 in Detroit, Michigan.

Who is Harry Houdini?

Perhaps ironically, the bronze casket Houdini created for his stunt "Buried Alive" was used to transport his body from Detroit to New York following his death. 


Born TODAY (October 7th) in 1952, this famous former KGB intelligence officer served on the Boris Yeltsin administration.

Who is Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin?

He has been serving as the president of Russia since 2012, having previously served between 2000 and 2008, and was the prime minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012.


The color of the first Model T produced on October 1, 1908

What is black? 

Henry Ford said, “Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black.”


Why don’t skeletons watch horror movies?

Because they don’t have the guts


People suffering from 'Sanhainophobia' are terrified of this

What is Halloween?

The term traces its roots to an ancient Gaelic/Celtic festival called Samhain that began some 2,000 years ago and marks the end of the Harvest season.


Born October 31, 1936, he starred in three popular TV series: Bonanza, Little House on the Prairie, and Highway to Heaven.

Who is Michael Landon?


On October 18, 1867, the United States took possession of what is now the 49th state.

What is Alaska? The United States purchased it from Russia, and it became a state in 1959. The easiest way to remember that Alaska became a state before Hawaii is to remember that A comes before H. Both states were territories before they became states.


What do you call a witch that lives on the beach?

A sandwitch


This famous Halloween candy was created in the 1880's and was originally named "Chicken Feed".

What is Candy Corn?


Born October 11, 1884, she was the wife of one American president and the niece of another.

Who is Eleanor Roosevelt? 

Her husband was Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and her uncle was Theodore Roosevelt. She championed racial equality, women’s rights, war refugees, and children. She wrote a daily newspaper column and was a delegate for the United Nations.


The first World Series (Baseball) took place on October 1st of this year, with the Boston Americans winning it all.

a. 1903     b. 1913      c. 1899     d. 1917

What is a? (1903)


How do you open the door to a haunted house?

With a skeleton key


Michael Myers’ mask in the movie Halloween was actually the likeness of this famous actor.

Who is William Shatner?

The studio didn’t have much of a budget, so they used a cheap Shatner mask from Star Trek and painted it white.


Born on October 20, 1882, this Hungarian actor is best remembered for his role as the most famous vampire of all time.

Who is Bela Lugosi? 

The actor made his Broadway debut before he even spoke a word of English. He memorized his lines perfectly and went on to rise to fame for playing Dracula


On October 17, 1939, he starred in the movie Mr. Smith Goes to Washington. However, you may also recognize his post-WWII work as the lead actor in It’s a Wonderful Life, and Alfred Hitchcock classics such as Rear Window and Vertigo.

Who is Jimmy Stewart? 

A licensed amateur pilot, Stewart enlisted in the Army Air Forces soon after the US entered the Second World War in 1941. After action in Europe, he attained the rank of colonel and received several awards for his service.


How does a girl vampire flirt?

She bats her eyes.