(Late) Halloween Factoids

Posted in Commentary at 5:43 pm by Jason G.

Witch, coming from the Saxon word “wicca,” means “wise one.”

Last year, the state of Illinois was the U.S.’ No. 1 pumpkin producer with 497 million pounds—followed by California, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
Halloween candy sales average about $2 billion annually in the United States.

In 2005, statistically every American consumed 26 pounds of candy—much of it believed to be eaten around Halloween.

The 1978 movie “Halloween” was made in only 21 days.

The mask used by Michael Myers in the movie was a painted William