The Time Machine: Halloween Through the Years


Two skeletons dressed for a wedding sit in a garden of the Horn family house in Isernhagen, Germany, on October 28, 2013. The Horn family has been decorating their house for Halloween for more than ten years. (CHRISTIAN DITTRICH/AFP/Getty Images)


Filipinos wear ghost costumes as they join a Halloween Parade in Marikina city, east of Manila, Philippines on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. Hundreds of residents and government employees joined the parade as the country prepares to observe All Saints Day on Nov. 1. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)


Wayne Coyne, of The Flaming Lips, performs during their “Halloween Blood Bath” tour stop at The Greek Theatre, Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)


Filipinos wearing zombie costumes act during a Halloween Parade in Marikina city, east of Manila, Philippines on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. Hundreds of residents and government employees joined the parade as the country prepares to observe All Saints Day on Nov. 1. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)


Jennifer Blake takes a photo with her daughter Reagan Blake, 2, in front of a wall of pumpkins at the Pumpkin House on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, in Kenova, W.Va. (AP Photo/The Herald-Dispatch, Sholten Singer)


Denver Broncos fans celebrate halloween at the game against New Orleans Sunday, October 28, 2012 at Sports Authority Field. (Steve Nehf, The Denver Post)


Members of the Dallas Mavericks dancers and Mav Maniacs perform in zombie style costumes to the song “Thriller” by Michael Jackson during an official time out in the second half of an NBA basketball game between the Atlanta Hawks and the Mavericks, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, in Dallas. The Mavericks won 118-109. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)


A scare crow watches over the corn maze outside the haunted house at Murray Corn Maze and Haunted House. The haunted house was created by LaFond on Murray’s farm in Brighton CO. October 6, 2004. (Craig F. Walker, The Denver Post)


Kindergartners, Christian Backes, 6-years-old, left, and Nagarjuna Gowda, 5-years-old, get a look at each other’s costumes before heading out for their Halloween parade through the halls of Steck Elementary School Tuesday afternoon, October 2006. (THE DENVER POST/ ANDY CROSS)


A Halloween decoration stands in the flooded front yard in the Southern Hills Addition near Anadarko, Okla. Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2000. (AP Photo/J. Pat Carter)


US Republican Presidential candidate Texas Governor George W. Bush(L) looks over at Jay Leno(r) as he wears a George W. Bush mask as they clown around for upcoming Halloween as Republican presidential candidate George W. Bush appears on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno late 30 October 2000 in Los Angeles,CA. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)


Vince Furnier, better known as Alice Cooper, performs at the Michigan State Fair in Detroit, Sunday, Sept. 3, 2000. Cooper, who is orignally from Detroit, plans to end the tour on Halloween Night in New York City. (AP Photo/Paul Warner)


Farmer Wayne Woodard has 100-pound pumpkins for sale at a roadside stand in New Milford, Conn., Sunday, Sept. 22, 1996. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)


Space shuttle Challenger crew members show off Halloween disguises worn Nov. 1, 1985. From left to right: German payload specialist Ernst Messerschmidt; pilot Steven Nagel; and mission specialist James Buchli. (AP Photo/NASA-TV)


Participants in the 10th annual Halloween Parade in New York, Oct. 31, 1983, don’t have time to loaf as they move with the flow of marchers through Greenwich village. The event attracted some 250,000 people who watch marched in the parade. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine)


Jane and Peter Fonda, Kristy McNichol and Brooke Shields, from left, arrive at a Halloween Celebrity Disco Dance benefit in Los Angeles\, Nov. 1, 1978. Unlike most of the approximately 1,000 guests, who came for the most part in costume, they and the other celebrities attending wore civilian clothes. Event was on behalf of Campaign for Economic Democracy, an organization promoting solar energy, headed by Ms. Fonda. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)


President Jimmy Carter and Mrs. Rosalynn Carter stand by as daughter Amy and some of her friends carve pumpkins during Amy’s 10th birthday party Wednesday, Oct. 19, 1977 in the White House in Washington. Amy is seated directly in front of the President. (AP Photo)


Just about every horror monster ever invented for the movie industry was assembled by Sonny Bono and Cher and their guest star, Jerry Lewis, center, for the taping of their television show to be aired by CBS on Halloween, Friday, Oct. 4, 1973, Los Angeles, Calif. In the group, among others, are Frankensteins monster, Dracula, the Mad Scientist, Wolfman, Sea Monster, Cyclops, Bat Girl, and Bride of Frankenstein. (AP Photo/David F. Smith)


Youngsters parade through Central Park in New York dressed in their Halloween costumers when the city arranged a party for the kids Oct. 30, 1966. Some 20,000 kids attended the party in the Park. (AP Photo/Jacob Harris)


Pictured here is the Halloween festival in Anaheim, Calif., Oct. 20, 1962. Nearly everyone turns out to watch the parade, and thousands are on hand to watch the show that launches it at the Palma Stadium. Another 7,000 or more school children take part in a youngsters’ parade and there is breakfast for 2,000 costumed citizens. (AP Photo)


1975: Pumpkins for sale for Halloween at New York. (Photo by Peter Keegan/Keystone/Getty Images)


Pictured here is the inside of a pumpkin, all set up for Halloween with a candle, Oct. 20, 1964. The three youngsters whose eyes are looking from the other side see a 180 degree fisheye camera and a cut out in the back of the pumpkin. (AP Photo/Ruben Goldberg)


Kids in Halloween costumes are seen through a fisheye lens, Oct. 31, 1966. Location is unknown. (AP Photo)


Dr. Joyce Brothers films a Halloween television public service announcement prompted by the National Confectioners Association of the United States on Oct. 25, 1983. Worried about the effect of last years Tylenol killings, the candy makers are hoping to reassure the public and make them sweet on Halloween again. (AP Photo)


October 1922: An apple bobbing game at a Halloween fancy-dress party. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)


circa 1955: A young girl wearing a halloween mask. (Photo by Jacobsen /Three Lions/Getty Images)


circa 1955: An American family with a carved pumpkin illuminated by a candle to celebrate Halloween. (Photo by Sherman/Three Lions/Getty Images)


circa 1940: From left to right, Elizabeth Bianco, Barbara Lee, Anthony Dimino and Theresa Imbronone join in the fun at a Halloween party in New York City. The party was organised for members of Tots’ Town, a day care facility at the Children’s Aid Society’s James Center. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)


U.S. servicemen bob for apples with their USO hostess companions during a Hallowe’en party hosted by the tenants of a 14-story cooperative apartment building in Beekman Place in New York City, Nov. 1, 1943. (AP Photo)


circa 1950: A group of men in costume as witches, complete with brooms, to celebrate Halloween, line the staircase of a house. (Photo by George Pickow/Three Lions/Getty Images)


A group of men playing ‘bob apple’ at halloween, circa 1500. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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