Friday 31 October 2008, Halloween
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican).
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Whatever You Like by T.I..
Role Models, directed by David Wain, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2008
while Brisingr by Christopher Paolini was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Um Mundo Catita.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Collapse or Cory in the House (video game).
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- 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
- October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
- St. Wolfgang
- St Urban
- St. Quentin
- St. Notburga
- St. Bega
- Paganism and Celts - Samhain
- St. Arnulf
- Also see October 31 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - October 31 is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Antoninus
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- Studs Terkel: American author and radio personality (Born 1912).
- A new study by the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit shows that the warming of Earth's polar regions is caused by humans. (CNN)
- Libya pays US$1.5 billion in compensation for past terrorist attacks to the United States, clearing the way for normal diplomatic ties between the two countries. (AFP via ABC)
- Seven people are killed in Tibet's worst snowstorm in recorded history. (Xinhua).
- The third pipeline bombing in the month of October targets an EnCana-operated gas pipeline near the town of Dawson Creek, British Columbia in Canada. (CBC)
- The word bitcoin first occurred in the white paper by Satoshi Nakamoto. Such paper laid the foundation of the bitcoin cryptocurrency.
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