8 Halloween facts you didn't know

8 Halloween facts you didn't know

With the spooky season around the corner, here are some unknown facts about Halloween that you must know.

Americans spend more than $100 on Halloween-related items such as costumes, decorations and candy.

Pumpkins are classified as a fruit, not as a vegetable.

The most lit jack-o'-lanterns on display have been 30,581 in the City of Keene, New Hampshire.

There are people who suffer from the fear of Halloween, known as Samhainophobia.

The renowned magician and illusionist, Harry Houdini, died on October 31 (Halloween) after his appendix burst.

In Hollywood, using Silly String on Halloween can get you a $1,000 fine.

The world's longest haunted house is 3,564 feet long, located in Lewisburg, Ohio.

'It', released in 2017, grossed $700,381,759 worldwide, becoming the most commercially successful horror film of all time.