The War of the Worlds broadcast was supposed to be just another episode of a regularly scheduled radio program. . .
The performers and writers updated The War of the Worlds story by moving the setting to modern day America. . .
The War of the Worlds broadcast aired at 8 p.m. on Halloween eve 1938. . .
The War of the Worlds Broadcast caused over a million listeners to become excited, frightened or disturbed. . .
The War of the Worlds panic began to subside as real news reports about the hoax spread. . .