This site will feature Bible-based articles some days, silly posts and quotes at least twice a week and facts about Jack the Ripper-to begin with.

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October Fact A Day

Thanks to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”, today’s kids know who Vincent Price is.

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October Fact A Day

Bela Lugosi was born near the western border of Transylvania, not far from Count Dracula’s Carpathian Mountains in 1882.

October Fact A Day

To add to the mystery of Boris Karloff, in the opening credits of “Frankenstein” they listed him as “?”.

October Fact A Day

East Hartford, Connecticut Representative, Tim Larson wants to change the date of Halloween to the last Saturday of the month. He says it would be easier on kids and parents because they would not be trying to fit in time for homework and parents would not have to try to rush home to cook dinner and get the kids out to trick-treat before it gets too late.
What do you think?

October Fact A Day

“The Murders In The Rue Morgue”, by Edgar Allen Poe, is considered the first detective story.

Poe did not like the military school his step-father sent him to, so in order to be kicked out, he showed up to class one day in nothing but a tie.
Sandra Scarborough (my mom)

Poe and his wife were so poor that she used the cat as a blanket to keep warm at night.
Sandra Scarborough (my mom)

October Fact A Day

The Texas Rangers, from my hometown of Arlington, Texas, are one game away from winning the World Series.
(Yes, I know it has nothing to do with Halloween.)

October Fact A Day

After the release of Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho”, an angry father wrote to Hitchcock, complaining that his daughter was now afraid to take a shower. He replied with a letter saying, “Just send her to the dry cleaners.”

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