Spirit Halloween reveals the top-selling costumes since 1983

Spirit Halloween store revealed the most popular pop culture attire for the past 36 years.
Man dressed as Mad Hatter and woman as Queen of Hearts from Alice in Wonderland
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By 98.7 KLUV

Looking for a Halloween costume that has withstood the test of time? Look no further.

Spirit Halloween Store unveiled the most popular costumes for each year since 1983.

Most of the costumes include pop culture references or draw inspiration from celebrities.

Let's walk down memory lane and see the most famous (or infamous) looks from the past 36 years!

1983- Princess Leia

Carrie Fisher as the Star Wars character Leia Organa is displayed on the occasion of Madame Tussauds Berlin Presents New Star Wars Wax Figures.
Photo credit Clemens Bilan/ Getty Images

1984- Freddy Krueger

Actor Robert Englund poses with Freddy look-a-like winner at the Hollywood Wax Mueum for the debut of the DVD release of "Freddy Vs. Jason" on January 13, 2004 in Hollywood, California.
Photo credit Stephen Shugerman/ Getty Images

1985- Hulk Hogan

Wrestler Hulk Hogan speaks onstage at the Comedy Central Roast Of David Hasselhoff held at Sony Pictures Studios on August 1, 2010 in Culver City, California.
Photo credit Kevin Winter/ Getty Images

1986- Care Bears

Haylie Duff, Christina Ochoa, Sheila Shah, Nina Lu, Rita Angel Taylor, Alexandra Daddario and Nia Soux attend international day of the girl with CARE and Care Bears on October 10, 2019.
Photo credit Presley Ann/ Getty Images

1987- Where's Waldo?

New Year revelers many in fancy dress, braved freezing conditions in the River Forth in front of the Forth Rail Bridge during the annual Loony Dook Swim on January 1, 2011 in South Queensferry, Scotland.
Photo credit Jeff J. Mitchell/ Getty Images

1988- Elvira

 Elvira Mistress of the Dark Photo Op during Comic-Con 2011 on July 23, 2011 in San Diego, California.
Photo credit Frazer Harrison/ Getty Images

1989- Batman

 Batman celebrated his 80th birthday by visiting Gotham’s most iconic sky scraper, the Empire State Building.
Photo credit Craig Barritt/ Getty Images

1990- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles pose at Macy's Herald Square for the Launch of TMNT X Melo on May 21, 2016 in New York City.
Photo credit Andrew Toth/ Getty Images

1991: Terminator

 Arnold Schwarzenegger attends the photocall for Paramount Pictures 'Terminator Genisys' at the Copacabana Palace Hotel on June 1, 2015 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Photo credit Ralph Dias/ Getty Images

1992- Catwoman

A cosplayer dressed as "Catwoman" attends New York Comic Con 2019 - Day 2 at Jacobs Javits Center on October 04, 2019 in New York City.
Photo credit Ben Gabbe/ Getty Images

1993- Barney

Barney the dinosaur performs during the Hollywood Radio and Television Society's 10th Annual Kids Day 2004 show.
Photo credit Vince Bucci/ Getty Images

1994- Power Rangers

Saban Power Rangers pose with fans during New York Comic Con 2017 Day - 2 on October 6, 2017 in New York City.
Photo credit Daniel Zuchnik/ Getty Images

1995- Star Trek

Star Trek fans are seen during the Star Trek: Mission New York event at Javits Center on September 3, 2016 in New York City.
Photo credit Jason Kempin/ Getty Images

1996- Scream

 Dressed as the title character from the movie Scream, Javaria Khattak (L), 14, her sister Mishal Khattak, 12, and 26 other children wear Halloween costumes.
Photo credit Chip Somodevilla/ Getty Images

1997- Batman and Robin

osplayers dressed as Batman and Robin attend New York Comic Con 2019 Day 3 at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center.
Photo credit Dia Dipasupil/ Getty Images

1998- South Park

Characters from the cartoon TV show "South Park", including Elton John (rear) with (from L to R) Kenny, Stan, Kyle and Cartman are featured in a 1998 episode.
Photo credit Getty Images

1999- The Matrix

Fans dressed as characters from the movie line up for the opening of the film Matrix Revolution at Graumann's Chinese Theater November 5, 2003 in Hollywood, California.
Photo credit Carlo Allegri/ Getty Images

2000- Austin Powers

Austin Powers cosplayers attend Comic-Con International on July 22, 2016 in San Diego, California.
Photo credit Frazer Harrison/ Getty Images

2001- Saturday Night Live's Spartans Cheerleaders

Originally played by Will Ferrell and Cheri Oteri in black and red cheer costumes
Photo credit Getty Images

2002- Spider-Man

Spider-man performers are seen at the premiere of Sony Pictures' "Spider-Man Far From Home" at TCL Chinese Theatre on June 26, 2019
Photo credit Kevin Winter/ Getty Images

2003- Pirates

A couple dressed as pirates splash around in the water as they join around 1,000 New Year swimmers, many in costume, in front of the Forth Rail Bridge during the annual Loony Dook Swim in the River Forth on January 1, 2017 in South Queensferry, Scotland.
Photo credit Jeff J. Mitchell/ Getty Images

2004- Spongebob Squarepants

Patrick Star and SpongeBob SquarePants attend the 11th Annual Skechers Pier To Pier Friendship Walk on October 27, 2019 in Manhattan Beach, California.
Greg DeGuire/ Getty Images

2005- Star Wars

The character of Darth Vader attends the "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" European Premiere at Cineworld Leicester Square on December 18, 2019 in London, England.
Photo credit Tristan Fewings/ Getty Images

2006- Barack Obama

A customer tries on a Barack Obama Halloween mask at Fantasy Costumes on October 28, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.
Photo credit Scott Olson/ Getty Images

2007- Spider-Man

Spider-Man poses outside of New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Spring Studios on September 13, 2020 in New York City.
Photo credit Dia Dipasupil/ Getty Images

2008- The Joker

The Joker greets fans at the Chicago premiere of ''The Dark Knight'' on July 16, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois.
Photo credit Tasos Katopodis/ Getty Images

2009- Vampires

 A man with fake vampire teeth wearing a costume attends the traditional park picnic on the first day of the annual Wave-Gotik Treffen, or Wave and Goth Festival, on May 17, 2013 in Leipzig, Germany.
Photo credit Marco Prosch/ Getty Images

2010- Lady Gaga

Katy Perry lookalike Delia Marie Williams and Lady Gaga lookalike Victoria Cluskey pose before the MTV Giant Tomato Fight in Golden Square on November 2, 2010 in London, England.
Photo credit Ian Gavan/ Getty Images

2011- Snooki and The Situation from Jersey Shore

 Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino and Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi attend the 2010 CMT Music Awards press room at the Bridgestone Arena on June 9, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Photo credit Rob Hill/ Getty Images

2012- The Avengers

New England Revolution (L to R) Tajon Buchanan, Nico Firmino, Justin Rennick, Wilfried Zahibo, Dejuan Jones, Charlie Davies, and Michael Mancienne prepare to visits the kids in costume at Boston Children's Hospital.
Photo credit Darren McCollester/ Getty Images

2013- Miley Cyrus at VMAs

iley Cyrus performs onstage during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on August 25, 2013.
Photo credit Rick Diamond/ Getty Images

2014- Frozen

Characters from Frozen attend the "Frozen 2" European premiere at BFI Southbank on November 17, 2019 in London, England.
Photo credit Stuart C. Wilson/ Getty Images

2015- Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California.
Photo credit Dia Dipasupil/ Getty Images

2016- Donald Trump

A pair dressed as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton walk with revelers along Sixth Avenue during the 43rd annual Village Halloween Parade, October 31, 2016 in New York City.
Photo credit Drew Angerer/ Getty Images

2017- Hocus Pocus

Actor Jason Marsden, who voiced the cat Thackery Binx in Disney's "Hocus Pocus," visits the infamous Sanderson Sisters Thursday, September 7, 2017, after their live performance at Magic Kingdom Park during Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party.
Photo credit Steven Diaz/ Getty Images

2018- Fortnite

Attendees compete in a 'Fortnite' dance competition during the Seventh Annual Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
Photo credit Paul Butterfield/ Getty Images

2019- Fortnite

 Game enthusiasts and industry personnel visit the 'Fortnite' exhibit during the Electronic Entertainment Expo E3 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Photo credit Christian Petersen/ Getty Images

What will 2020's best-seller be?

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