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NATIONAL FRANKENSTEIN FRIDAY – Last Friday in October

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NATIONAL FRANKENSTEIN FRIDAY

The last Friday in October of each year celebrates National Frankenstein Friday.  This day celebrates the birth of Frankenstein and it’s creator.  Dating back to the 1800′s, Frankenstein is one of the best known horror characters of all times.

  • Created by Mary Shelly at the age of 21, Frankenstein was first published in 1818.
  • Frankenstein was made famous by Boris Karloff in the movie “Frankenstein” in 1931.

** August 30 is also known in some sources as Frankenstein Day.  August 30 is Mary Shelly’s birthday.

CELEBRATE

Watch or read something featuring Frankenstein and post on social media using #FrankensteinFriday to encourage other to do the same.

HISTORY

National Frankenstein Friday, an “unofficial” national holiday, was created in 1997 by Ron MacCloskey of Westfield, New Jersey.  It is said that Ron choose Friday as the date of celebration because of the “FR” connection in FRiday and FRankenstein.

DATES
October 31, 2014
October 30, 2015
October 28, 2016
October 27, 2017
October 26, 2018

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