Top 10 Most Famous Ghosts
Ghosts are both everywhere and nowhere. They are famously elusive when it comes to proving they exist, yet ghosts feature prominently in our culture. They are in television and film, from “Medium” to “The Sixth Sense.” Ghost stories are found around campfires and on bookstore shelves, in both fiction and nonfiction sections. Around Halloween, pop-culture images of ghosts haunt nearly every store, and hang as decoration in homes across the country.
Ghosts even influence some of our everyday customs, in ways we may not recognize (for example, the “bless you” heard after someone sneezes comes from an ancient belief that ghosts can enter the body during a sneeze). Here are some of the most famous ghosts of all time.