This Day in Halloween: Brian De Palma's classic movie version of Stephen King's "Carrie" opens across the U.S. in 1976. / Illustration by Alyssa Fujiwara
Carrie opens across the U.S. in 1976. The film, based on Steven King’s bestseller, stars Sissy Spacek as the telekinetic teen. The movie is a big hit, earning $33 million and becomes a modern horror classic.