Wednesday October 31, 2001, Halloween

US date format: 10/31/2001, UK date format: 31/10/2001

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see zodiac on October 31, 2001). The US president was George W. Bush (Republican), 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 Griffin Tucker . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Family Affair by Mary J. Blige. In UK Because I Got High by Afroman was in the top 5 hits. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, directed by Chris Columbus, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2001 while The Mitford Snowmen by Jan Karon was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Sitting Ducks. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Blast Lacrosse or Beatmania IIDX 5th Style.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2001, at October 31 across the years or at October 2001 calendar.

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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
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  • Cornwall - Allantide
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Events

  • Searchers recover $230 million in gold and silver from vaults of the Bank of Nova Scotia among rubble of the destroyed World Trade Center in New York City.

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Movies

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Training Day

Training Day

Directed by: Antoine Fuqua

Starring: Denzel Washington, Ethan Hawke, Scott Glenn, Tom Berenger

Country: United States of America

The Royal Tenenbaums

The Royal Tenenbaums

Directed by: Wes Anderson

Starring: Gene Hackman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Anjelica Huston, Ben Stiller

Country: United States of America

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Directed by: Chris Columbus

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Richard Harris, Maggie Smith

Country: United States of America

Life as a House

Life as a House

Directed by: Irwin Winkler

Starring: Hayden Christensen, Kevin Kline, Kristin Scott Thomas, Jena Malone

Lammbock

Lammbock

Directed by: Christian Zübert

Starring: Lucas Gregorowicz, Moritz Bleibtreu, Marie Zielcke, Julian Weigend

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Music charts

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Sport Games on October 31, 2001

Sport Games on October 31, 2001


Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Lokeren - Charleroi : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of October 31, 2001

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Strasbourg - Nimes : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of October 31, 2001

Division 1

Football (United Kingdom)
  • Barnsley - Man City : 0 - 3
  • Coventry - Preston : 2 - 2
  • Crystal Palace - West Brom : 0 - 1
  • Nott'm Forest - Sheffield Weds : 0 - 1
  • Wolves - Millwall : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of October 31, 2001

TV Series

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Being Eve

Being Eve

Sitting Ducks

Sitting Ducks

Directed by: Henry Jaglom

Manhunt

Manhunt

Directed by: Greg Barker

Hum Saath Aath Hai

Hum Saath Aath Hai

Truth or Scare

Truth or Scare

How old am I?

If October 31st, 2001 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Mitford Snowmen by Jan Karon

The Mitford Snowmen

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It's Christmastime in Mitford, and everyone's favorite characters are filled with holiday spirit. In The Mitford Snowmen, a swirling snowfall brings them to Main Street for a snowman-building contest complete with

The No Spin Zone by Bill O'Reilly

The No Spin Zone

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Bill O’Reilly is even madder today than when he wrote his last book, The O’Reilly Factor, and his fans love him even more.

Islam by Karen Armstrong

Islam

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No religion in the modern world is as feared and misunderstood as Islam. It haunts the popular imagination as an extreme faith that promotes terrorism, authoritarian government, female oppression, and civil

A Bend In The Road by Nicholas Sparks

A Bend In The Road

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Miles Ryan's life seemed to end the day his wife was killed in a hit-and-run accident two years ago. As deputy sheriff of New Bern, North Carolina, he not only grieves

Blood And Gold by Anne Rice

Blood And Gold

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“RICE WRITES WITH HER USUAL EROTIC AND HISTORICALLY EVOCATIVE FLAIR.”–PeopleOnce a proud Senator in Imperial Rome, Marius is kidnapped and forced into that dark realm of blood, where he is made

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Diablo II: Lord of Destruction

Diablo II: Lord of Destruction

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Mac OS X

Genre: Action role-playing game

Publisher: NA Blizzard Entertainment

ESPN MLS ExtraTime 2002

ESPN MLS ExtraTime 2002

Platform: Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox

Genre: Sports game

Publisher: Konami

Blast Lacrosse

Blast Lacrosse

Platform: PlayStation

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Acclaim Sports

Dragon Rage

Dragon Rage

Platform: PlayStation 2

Genre: Shooter

Publisher: 3DO

Beatmania IIDX 5th Style

Beatmania IIDX 5th Style

Platform: Arcade & Sony PlayStation 2

Genre: Music

Publisher: Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $39.46
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $17.73
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $59.30
  • General Electric GE: opens at $36.60
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $109.60

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 122.31 JPY
  • 1 USD = 1.5876 CAD
  • 1 USD = 1.6336 CHF
  • 1 EUR = 110.07 JPY
  • 1 EUR = 0.6181 GBP

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 31, 2001?

On October 31, 2001 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is October 31, 2001?

On October 31, 2001 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 31, 2001?

On October 31, 2001 the US President was George W. Bush (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 31, 2001?

On October 31, 2001 the UK Prime Minister was Tony Blair (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 31, 2001?

On October 31, 2001 Pope St John Paul II was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 31, 2001?

On October 31, 2001 several famous people were born including, Griffin Tucker.

Which famous people died on October 31, 2001?

Famous people died on October 31, 2001 include, Regine Cavagnoud.

What was the number one song in October 31, 2001?

The number one song in the week of October 31, 2001 was Family Affair by Mary J. Blige in US and Because I Got High by Afroman in UK.

What were the top hits on October 31, 2001?

The top hits on October 31, 2001 were Family Affair by Mary J. Blige, I'm Real by Jennifer Lopez, Fallin' by Alicia Keys in US and Because I Got High by Afroman, Queen Of My Heart by Westlife, Can't Get You Out Of My Head by Kylie Minogue in UK.


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