Monday, October 31, 2005
This morning I found some random facts about Halloween. Use them for cocktail party fodder tonight. Amaze your friends.
In 1926, magician Harry Houdini died in Detroit of gangrene and peritonitis resulting from a ruptured appendix.
In 1970, singer Michelle Phillips of The Mamas and The Papas married actor Dennis Hopper. They divorced after eight days.
In 1988, singer Debbie Gibson held a seance at her Halloween party to contact Liberace and Sid Vicious.
In 1993, actor River Phoenix died after collapsing outside a Los Angeles nightclub. He was 23