The website "SpiritHalloween.com" recently released a list of the most popular costumes by year for the past 20 years. This will really bring back some old memories and it's fun trying to guess why THAT costume was popular THAT year.

  • 2013: Twerkin' Teddy
  • 2012 The Avengers
  • 2011 Snooki & The Situation
  • 2010 Lady Gaga
  • 2009 Vampires
  • 2008 The Joker
  • 2007 Spider-Man
  • 2006 President Obama
  • 2005 Star Wars
  • 2004 SpongeBob SquarePants
  • 2003 Pirates
  • 2002 Spider-Man
  • 2001 'SNL' Spartan Cheerleaders
  • 2000 Austin Powers
  • 1999 The Matrix
  • 1998 South Park
  • 1997 Batman & Robin
  • 1996 Scream
  • 1995 Star Trek
  • 1994 Power Rangers
  • 1993 Barney
  • 1992 Catwoman
  • 1991 Terminator
  • 1990 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • 1989 Batman
  • 1988 Elvira
  • 1987 Where's Waldo?
  • 1986 Care Bears
  • 1985 Hulk Hogan
  • 1984 Freddy Krueger
  • 1983 Princess Leia