Top 10 Most Famous Ghosts
Do you believe in ghosts? A lot of people claim to see and hear ghosts all over the world. Who knows?! Maybe there are ghosts everywhere. There are a lot of stories that might make you a believer. Here are Kidzworld’s Top 10 Most Famous Ghosts.
#10 – 3 Men and a Baby
This is a story about “a ghost” that was actually recorded in the movie “3 Men and a Baby”. There is a scene where it looks like a ghost is standing in a window. Apparently, there was a little boy that died where they were filming the movie, so everyone thinks that it is his ghost! Watch and decide for yourself!
#9 – The Pharaoh Akhenaten
Over 3000 years ago, this ruler of Egypt abolished old ancient Egyptian religion and the worshiping of many Gods. Lots of priests lost their jobs and when Akhenaten died, they cursed his ghost to wander the desert for eternity.
#8 –Al Capone
Al is one of the most famous heads of the mafia, and most gangster movies have been based on his life story. Al is one of the more recent ghosts that can be seen in Alcatraz prison in San Francisco. When he was there he took up playing the banjo. Nowadays, it’s been reported that his banjo can be heard playing his ghostly sad songs.
#7 – Michael Jackson
Here we have 100% proof that Michael Jackson has returned to earth as a ghost. You can see his spectral form caught on camera, moonwalking across the hallway of his former Neverland home, in a style that is clearly his own and definitely not just the shadow of someone in the film crew. Also, this story must be true because Larry King featured it on his show. And they play creepy music in the YouTube clip. And Michael once had a song called Thriller.
#6 – Tower of London
The Tower of London is kind of like a 7-11 all-night ghost hang-out! Lots of ghosts have been seen lurking around. There is the headless Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard who were both executed under the King’s orders. Thomas A. Becket, King Edward the 5th, many ghost soldiers and tons of ravens hang out at the Tower… it’s a an all night ghost party!
#5 – Elvis Presley
Elvis was the biggest pop star ever. He was reported to die of a heart attack, and his ghost hangs around Graceland in Memphis where he lived. But there are some other stories. One story is that he faked his own death so he could hide from all his fans. So all you Justin Bieber fans… you might want to lay off the poor guy a bit.
#4 – The Brown Lady
There is a ghost that has been photographed! In a place called Raynham Hall in Norfolk, England, a woman named Lady Dorothy Townshend was locked away by her husband until she died. Her ghost became a legend. In 1936, more than two hundred years after her death, a woman saw her spirit moving slowly up the stairs and took her picture.
#3 – The Amityville Ghosts
1975… a family of six people died tragically in their home in Amityville a small little neighborhood in Long Island, New York. When the next family moved into their house, they moved out within a month claiming to be terrorized by noise, green slime, and ghost sightings in the house. There are books and movies about this true story.
#2 – Abraham Lincoln
This American president that was assassinated and ever since his death the White House has had some creepy Lincoln sightings. Could “Honest Abe” be trying to tell us something??? Like… “I declare National Milk and Cookie Day... everyday!”
#1 – Bloody Mary
Mary’s story is too scary to tell you… just don’t say her real name 3 times while looking into the bathroom mirror with the lights off. This would summon her presence to get revenge on poor innocent you!