Mean Girls Day comes around annually on October 3. We are celebrating this jazzy day by initiating the best possible programs such as ‘Try the worn out’, ‘Speak fetch’, ‘Say yes to plastics’. This cult classic is definitely worth a yearly day of remembrance. We welcome you on board to unleash the madness and delve into the faulty. Mean Girls Day, here we come.
History of Mean Girls Day
Mean Girls is a 2004 American teen comedy film directed by Mark Waters, and written by Tina Fey. The film, which stars Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Tim Meadows, Ana Gasteyer, Amy Poehler and Tina Fey, is partially based on Rosalind Wiseman’s 2002 non-fiction self-help book, Queen Bees and Wannabes, which describes female high school social cliques and the damaging effects they can have on girls.
The film has gained cult recognition and popularity across wide sections over a period of time, becoming a pop-culture phenomenon. Fans have made GIFs and memes of the film and posted them on social media, including Facebook and Twitter.
The popularity of the film has led to October 3 being recognized as Mean Girls Day every year, due to this famous scene: “On October 3rd, he asked me what day it was.” Cady recalls. “It’s October 3rd,” she replies, too excited about the exchange to notice that the topic could not have been more mundane.
Fans celebrate Mean Girls Day every year by indulging in funky activities such as special fitness classes, wear pink dress code at events and also generating new memes on the day.
Join in and make your Mean Girls Day much more special by organizing fun activities to make your day saturated with your favorite moments from the movie and live yourself as if in the movie. Let’s get weird and celebrate this day as the best this year.
Mean Girls Day timeline
- April 8th, 2018
Mean Girls Broadway debut
The musical performance opens on Broadway at the August Wilson Theatre.
- May 18th, 2018
A made-for-television sequel, Mean Girls 2, was premiered on ABC Family (now Freeform).
- April 8th, 2018
A game for PC was released in 2009 featuring characters specifically created for the game.
- October 3rd, 2016
Mean Girls gets a musical
It’s announced that the hit movie will be adapted as a musical, produced by SNL’s Lorne Michaels.
- April 30th, 2004
Mean Girls is released
The classic that defined a generation hits the big screen for the first time, prompting fans around the world to say, “she doesn’t even go here!”.
Mean Girls Day FAQs
Is Mean Girls Day a holiday?
It is not formally recognized as a holiday but those of us in the know understand the significance that comes with the date October 3.
Does the film cast and crew of Mean Girls do any interesting activities on this particular Day?
The film cast and crew have all grown in their careers and separated from each other. But on this particular day, most of them recollect the glorious film they have created by ways of social media posts or interview mentions.
How popular is Mean Girls day across continents?
This day is mostly popular within North America, however a good percentage of the fan base exists in Europe and India.
Mean Girls Day Activities
Try the worn out
Celebrating Mean Girls Day is about joy and merrymaking. Go straight to your wardrobe and pick up those memorable school day costumes and accessories. Style them up and get funked. Take a picture of yourself and notice if you have changed a bit or maybe not.
The challenge is to consciously use the word ‘fetch’ for similar words like get, bring, achieve, deliver, retrieve. Like ‘Let’s fetch that box together’. Ask your partner or colleague to write down the number of times you used the word ‘Fetch’. You will be amazed by the way your lines have gotten better.
Paint your nose red and eyebrows blue
Painting is an art, so why not make yourself the canvas? Get those lipsticks out of our girlfriend’s bag and paint your nose red. And those blue mascaras to sketch your eyebrows into sky blue. Be a bit aware when you are out in the sun on the road, just to be noticed vividly in a strange way.
5 Facts About Mean Girls That You May Have Missed
Lindsay Lohan for Regina George
Lindsay Lohan first auditioned for Regina George, but the casting team felt she was closer to what they were looking for in the character Cady.
Film shot more in Toronto and less in Illinois
Although set in Evanston, Illinois, the film was mostly shot in Toronto at Etobicoke Collegiate Institute and Malvern Collegiate Institute, as well as at Montclair High School in Montclair, New Jersey. Notable landmarks include the University of Toronto's Convocation Hall and Sherway Gardens.
The skirts for the Christmas talent show are made of plastic; the costume designer says they were made of that material to "represent the Plastics."
Film Novel Released
A novel based on the film, by author Micol Ostow, was released in September 2017 by Scholastic.
Comic Book to be Released
A comic book sequel to the film titled Mean Girls: Senior Year, was written by Arianna Irwin and will be released by Insight Comics in May 2020.
Why We Love Mean Girls Day
It touches our hearts
If we’re celebrating Mean Girls Day, we know we’re going to be living in a daze of nostalgia, smiling while we reminisce about our favorite moments and feeling happy to share this moment with people who somehow grew up just like us.
It’s so funny
From the memes posted on social media reacting to fan-favorite moments to the quotes we repeat out loud to our friends and coworkers, we spend the day doubled-over in a contagious laughing fit
“You go, Glen Coco!”
This movie does a great job at teaching young adults that looks and popularity doesn’t directly translate into success. It’s better to be nice and thoughtful and cheer people on, than to be...well...a mean girl.