Alfred Hitchcock Day

Alfred Hitchcock is an English screenwriter, producer, and most importantly, director. He is known as one of the most influential filmmakers of the 20th century and the “Master of Suspense.” Over the course of his lifetime, he directed over 50 feature films, most of which have since become classics.

Some of his most famous movies include Dial M for Murder, Rear Window, Vertigo, Psycho, and The Birds. Regardless of whether you’re a fan of his work, the movies that you enjoy today are no doubt influenced by his style. And that’s why the man has earned his own holiday, a holiday we all know as Alfred Hitchcock Day, observed on March 12th every year.

Intriguing Facts About Alfred Hitchcock

To help you celebrate this holiday, we thought we’d give you some additional information about this famous director. Little tidbits of facts that can be shared with your friends and family members on this special day.

  • Alfred Hitchcock was revolted by eggs.
  • He began his career working in silent films.
  • He had cameos in 39 of his films.
  • Alfred Hitchcock had a fear of law enforcement.

Observing Alfred Hitchcock Day

Because we’re movie fans, we can’t wait for Alfred Hitchcock Day to roll around so we can spend the day watching some of his greatest works. It’s something that we advise everyone to do, and it’s something that’s easy to do because Mr. Hitchcock left behind a wide variety of different films.

So go out there and find your favorite Alfred Hitchcock movies, buy them on DVD or Blu-ray, or stream them online. And while you do so, don’t forget to use the hashtag #AlfredHitchcockDay to spread the word about this holiday to all of your friends.

When is it?
This year (2024)
March 12 Tuesday
Next year (2025)
March 12 Wednesday
Last year (2023)
March 12 Sunday
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