May 5, 2022

This Day in Halloween: Anne Rice's cult classic first novel "Interview With A Vampire" is published in 1976. / Illustration by Cesar Arias

Interview With A Vampire is published in 1976. The first novel by Anne Rice receives mixed reviews but slowly grows a devoted following. The novel’s eventual success spawns a movie version in 1994 and several comic book versions. The novel is the first of what later becomes known as The Vampire Chronicles.