And a few fun facts about today to get you in the spirit:
- According to Businessweek, Americans spend $6.9 billion on Halloween; $2.6 billion on costumes, $2 billion on candy, $330 million on pet costumes and $360 million on Halloween cards! The most popular pet costume is a pumpkin.
- A full moon on Halloween is extremely rare. Though a common trope in horror movies and Halloween decorations with witches flying across the full moon, the next full moon on Halloween won't occur until 2020. The most recent Halloween full moon was back in 2001, and before that it was in 1955.
- More candy is sold on October 28th than any other day of the year and SnickersR is the most popular Halloween candy.
- Halloween is thought to have originated around 4000 B.C., which means Halloween has been around for over 6,000 years.