Sunday October 31, 1999, Halloween

US date format: 10/31/1999, UK date format: 31/10/1999

It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 31, 1999). 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 Mikey Marrero and Léa Serna. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Smooth by Santana. In UK Lift Me Up by Geri Halliwell was in the top 5 hits. Dead or Alive, directed by Takashi Miike, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1999 while The Terrible Hours by Peter Maas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Walking with Dinosaurs. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Yu-Gi-Oh! or Discworld Noir.
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

  • EgyptAir Flight 990 traveling from New York City to Cairo crashes off the coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts, killing all 217 on-board.
  • Yachtsman Jesse Martin returns to Melbourne after 11 months of circumnavigating the world, solo, non-stop and unassisted.
  • Nerf Arena Blast is released by Atari, Inc. and Visionary Media, Inc..

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Movies

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Dead or Alive

Dead or Alive

Directed by: Takashi Miike

Starring: Shô Aikawa, Riki Takeuchi, Renji Ishibashi, Hitoshi Ozawa

Seven Girlfriends

Seven Girlfriends

Directed by: Paul Lazarus

Starring: Laura Leighton, Tim Daly, Olivia d'Abo, Neal Lerner

Asunder

Asunder

Directed by: Tim Reid

Starring: Blair Underwood, Debbi Morgan, Michael Beach, Marva Hicks

The Bachelor

The Bachelor

Directed by: Gary Sinyor

Starring: Chris O'Donnell, Renée Zellweger, Artie Lange, Edward Asner

The Insider

The Insider

Directed by: Michael Mann

Starring: Russell Crowe, Al Pacino, Christopher Plummer, Diane Venora

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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Sport Games on October 31, 1999

Sport Games on October 31, 1999


NFL

American Football
  • Buffalo Bills - Baltimore Ravens : 13 - 10
  • Carolina Panthers - Atlanta Falcons : 20 - 27
  • Chicago Bears - Washington Redskins : 22 - 48
  • Cleveland Browns - New Orleans Saints : 21 - 16
  • Dallas Cowboys - Indianapolis Colts : 24 - 34
See all American Football game results of October 31, 1999

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Juventus - Piacenza : 1 - 0
  • Lecce - Perugia : 0 - 1
  • Parma - Bari : 2 - 1
  • Roma - Cagliari : 2 - 2
  • Udinese - Reggina : 3 - 2
See all Football game results of October 31, 1999

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Aalst - Mechelen : 2 - 0
See all Football game results of October 31, 1999

Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Stuttgart - Kaiserslautern : 0 - 1
  • Unterhaching - Freiburg : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of October 31, 1999

TV Series

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Walking with Dinosaurs

Walking with Dinosaurs

Starring: Kenneth Branagh

Superstar

Superstar

Directed by: Bruce McCulloch

The West Wing

The West Wing

Written by:

Starring: Allison Janney, John Spencer, Bradley Whitford, Martin Sheen

Country: United States of America

Spaced

Spaced

Starring: Jessica Hynes, Simon Pegg, Julia Deakin, Nick Frost

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Let Them Eat Cake

Let Them Eat Cake

Directed by: Alexis Krasilovsky

Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Terrible Hours by Peter Maas

The Terrible Hours

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On the eve of World War II, the Squalus, America's newest submarine, plunged into the North Atlantic. Miraculously, thirty-three crew members still survived.

A Walk To Remember by Nicholas Sparks

A Walk To Remember

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There was a time when the world was sweeter....when the women in Beaufort, North Carolina, wore dresses, and the men donned hats.... Every April, when the wind smells of both the sea and lilacs, Landon Carter remembers 1958, his last …

A Man Named Dave by Dave Pelzer

A Man Named Dave

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A Man Named Dave, which has sold over 1 million copies, is the gripping conclusion to Dave Pelzer’s inspirational and New York Times bestselling trilogy that began with A

The Alibi by Sandra Brown

The Alibi

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Assistant DA Hammond Cross has his sights set on the DA's office. Prosecuting a high-profile murder case practically ensures him the job. But a Saturday night encounter with a mysterious woman is the start of a living nightmare.

Dutch by Edmund Morris

Dutch

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The only biography ever authorized by a sitting President--yet written with complete interpretive freedom--Dutch is as revolutionary in method as it is formidable in scholarship.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Yu-Gi-Oh!

Yu-Gi-Oh!

Genre: Action, Adventure, Supernatural

3D Ultra Lionel Traintown

3D Ultra Lionel Traintown

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Family, puzzle

Publisher: Sierra Attractions

Codename Eagle

Codename Eagle

Platform: Windows 95/98

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Take-Two Interactive

Arcade Party Pak

Arcade Party Pak

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Compilation

Publisher: Midway

Discworld Noir

Discworld Noir

Platform: Windows, PlayStation

Genre: Adventure

Publisher: GT Interactive


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