Friday October 31, 1997, Halloween

US date format: 10/31/1997, UK date format: 31/10/1997

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 31, 1997). The US president was Bill Clinton (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour), Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Sydney Park and SelfieC . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John. Anastasia, directed by Don Bluth, Gary Goldman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1997 while Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sleepwalkers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing G-Nome or Egg Venture.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • October 31st is Nevada Day
  • Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
  • Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
  • Cornwall - Allantide
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Events

  • 19-year-old British au pair Louise Woodward, convicted by a Cambridge, Massachusetts, jury of second-degree murder the day before, is sentenced to life in prison.

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Movies

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Anastasia

Anastasia

Directed by: Don Bluth, Gary Goldman

Starring: Meg Ryan, John Cusack, Christopher Lloyd, Kelsey Grammer

Country: United States of America

The Man Who Knew Too Little

The Man Who Knew Too Little

Directed by: Jon Amiel

Starring: Bill Murray, Joanne Whalley, Peter Gallagher, Richard Wilson

Incognito

Incognito

Directed by: John Badham

Starring: Jason Patric, Irène Jacob, Thomas Lockyer, Ian Richardson

The Jackal

The Jackal

Directed by: Michael Caton-Jones

Starring: Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier, Diane Venora

Country: United States of America

Star Kid

Star Kid

Directed by: Manny Coto

Starring: Joseph Mazzello, Joey Simmrin, Alex Daniels, Arthur Burghardt

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 31, 1997?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind
  2. - Sunchyme
  3. - Tubthumping
  4. - As Long As You Love Me
  5. - Stay

Top #9 R&B songs

  1. - You Make Me Wanna...
  2. - My Love Is The Shhh!
  3. - 4 Seasons Of Loneliness
  4. - What About Us
  5. - My Body
  6. - You Should Be Mine (Don't Waste Your Time)
  7. - Butta Love
  8. - Everything
  9. - Sock It 2 Me/The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly)
Sport Games on October 31, 1997

Sport Games on October 31, 1997


NBA

American Basketball
  • Atlanta Hawks - Orlando Magic : 105 - 99
  • Chicago Bulls - Boston Celtics : 85 - 92
  • Cleveland Cavaliers - Houston Rockets : 86 - 94
  • Dallas Mavericks - Vancouver Grizzlies : 90 - 88
  • Golden State Warriors - Minnesota Timberwolves : 113 - 129
See all Basketball game results of October 31, 1997

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Dortmund - Kaiserslautern : 2 - 2
  • Duisburg - M'gladbach : 4 - 5
  • Leverkusen - Wolfsburg : 2 - 1
See all Football game results of October 31, 1997

Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • CZ Jena - Greuther Furth : 0 - 1
  • Ein Frankfurt - Unterhaching : 1 - 1
  • Nurnberg - Zwickau : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of October 31, 1997

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Beauvais - Sochaux : 1 - 1
  • Caen - Red Star 93 : 1 - 1
  • Laval - Nimes : 2 - 1
  • Louhans-Cuis. - St Etienne : 0 - 0
  • Mulhouse - Amiens : 4 - 0
See all Football game results of October 31, 1997

TV Series

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Sleepwalkers

Sleepwalkers

Directed by: Mick Garris

Vampire Princess Miyu

Vampire Princess Miyu

Noah's Ark

Noah's Ark

Directed by: Diane Paloma Eskenazi

Bernard's Watch

Bernard's Watch

Schimanski

Schimanski

Days to next October 31

If October 31, 1997 is your birthday you're 22 years, 11 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

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Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty,early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and …

Underworld by Don DeLillo

Underworld

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A finalist for the National Book Award, Don DeLillo’s most powerful and riveting novel—“a great American novel, a masterpiece, a thrilling page-turner” (San Francisco Chronicle)—Underworld is about the second half of

Dirty Jokes And Beer by Drew Carey

Dirty Jokes And Beer

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We all know Drew Carey from The Drew Carey Show and his award-winning stand-up career, but do we really know Drew Carey, the person?

The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks

The Notebook

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Every so often a love story so captures our hearts that it becomes more than a story-it becomes an experience to remember forever. The Notebook is such a book.

The Angel Of Darkness by Caleb Carr

The Angel Of Darkness

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In one of the most critically acclaimed novels of the year, Caleb Carr-- bestselling author of The Alienist--pits Dr. Laszlo Kreizler and his colleagues against a murderer as evil as the

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Harley-Davidson & L.A. Riders

Harley-Davidson & L.A. Riders

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Driving game

Publisher: Sega

G-Nome

G-Nome

Platform: PC

Genre: Mech simulation, FPS

Egg Venture

Egg Venture

Platform: Arcade

Genre: First-Person Shooter

Publisher: The Game Room

あやかし忍伝くの一番 Ayakashi Ninden Kunoichiban

あやかし忍伝くの一番 Ayakashi Ninden Kunoichiban

Platform: PC, PlayStation, Sega Saturn

Genre: Dating sim

Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Dark Law: Meaning of Death

Platform: Super Famicom

Genre: Role-playing video game

Publisher: ASCII Corporation

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 31, 1997?

On October 31, 1997 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is October 31, 1997?

On October 31, 1997 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 31, 1997?

On October 31, 1997 the US President was Bill Clinton (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 31, 1997?

On October 31, 1997 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 31, 1997?

On October 31, 1997 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 31, 1997?

On October 31, 1997 several famous people were born including, Sydney Park, SelfieC , Holly Taylor.

Which famous people died on October 31, 1997?

Famous people died on October 31, 1997 include, Wilfrid Ewart Oulton.

What was the number one song in October 31, 1997?

The number one song in the week of October 31, 1997 was Something About The Way You Look Tonight by Elton John in US and Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John in UK.

What were the top hits on October 31, 1997?

The top hits on October 31, 1997 were Something About The Way You Look Tonight by Elton John, Candle In The Wind 1997 by Elton John, You Make Me Wanna.. by Usher, How Do I Live by LeAnn Rimes in US and Something About The Way You Look / Candle In The Wind by Elton John, Sunchyme by Dario G in UK.


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