Chucky, The Notorious Killer Doll Day

October 25th is a day that falls just six days before Halloween, so it’s no surprise that someone has decided to make it a spooky holiday. What spooky holiday falls on this day? Well, let us tell you that this day is none other than Chucky, The Notorious Killer Doll Day.

A day dedicated to the monstrous doll from the Child’s Play horror movies that has haunted the dreams of children and adults alike since the movie was released in theaters on November 9, 1988. For people who are scared of this evil doll, then this is probably a holiday they’re going to want to skip. For everyone else, it’s a day to get scared and enjoy a pop culture horror icon.

Scary Fun Facts About Chucky & Child’s Play

Let’s go over some of the scary fun facts we’ve learned about Chucky and the movie Child’s Play while we were researching this holiday. Let’s take a quick look at the following facts before moving on with our exploration of this holiday.

  • The Cabbage Patch Kids were a major inspiration for the movie.
  • The “Living Doll” episode of the original Twilight Zone series was also an inspiration.
  • Don Mancini was never a fan of the voodoo plotline in the movie.
  • Ed Gale, wearing a Chucky costume, was used for some scenes.
  • Other scenes in the movie were done using an animatronic doll.
  • Chucky originally had his own theme song.

Observing Chucky, The Notorious Killer Doll Day

We think that this is a good holiday to rewatch the Child’s Play movies if you’ve seen them before, or to watch them for the first time if you haven’t. Some people like to throw a Chucky watch party with all of their friends so that they don’t have to get scared alone. While you’re being scared by this movie, don’t forget to use the hashtag #ChuckyNotoriousKillerDollDay on social media to spread the word about this holiday.

When is it?
This year (2024)
October 25 Friday
Next year (2025)
October 25 Saturday
Last year (2023)
October 25 Wednesday
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