This Day in Halloween: B-movie classic "The Brain That Wouldn’t Die" opens across the U.S. in 1962. / Illustration by Gabriela Vega
The Brain That Wouldn’t Die opens across the U.S. in 1962. Also known as The Head That Wouldn’t Die, the B-movie continues to divide critical opinion. It has been mocked on Mystery Science Theater 3000 and turned into multiple musical stage versions.