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US date format: 10/31/2010, UK date format: 31/10/2010

October 31st, 2010 was the 304th day of the year 2010 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Scorpio. The day of the week was Sunday.

The number one song in US was Like A G6 by Far*East Movement.

Avatar, directed by James Cameron, was one of the most viewed movie released in 2010 while Pinheads And Patriots by Bill O'Reilly was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Eva Luna. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Cities XL 2011 or Dante's Inferno.

The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

Events | Famous Birthdays | Famous Deaths | Zodiac | Calendar and Day of Week | Holidays and Observances | Lunar and Planetary phase | Movies | TV Series | Music charts | Magazine covers | Books | Videogames

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October 31, 2010 Events

What happened on October 31, 2010?

Historical Events

  • Following the discovery of two explosive packages, the US, UK and France have banned all air freight from Yemen to their respective airports.
  • After Israeli officials claimed Iran tried to smuggle weapons into Gaza, Nigeria intercepted a weapons shipment, including artillery missiles.
  • At least 15 people are injured when a bomb explodes in Istanbul's Taksim Square. (Reuters via Yahoo! News), (BBC),
  • The Sayidat al-Nejat Catholic Church was attacked by Iraqi police in Baghdad's Karrada district. Gunmen had taken over a hundred hostages. Seven hostages were killed and twenty others were injured. (BBC), (AFP via Yahoo! News),
  • The Shanghai World Expo in China has ended.
  • Hugo Chavez, President of Venezuela, has nationalized Sidetur as a Sivensa subsidiary.
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What happened on October 31 in history? Find out the list of October 31st major events

What was 2010 famous for? Discover everything about 2010


October 31, 2010 Famous Birthdays

Other October 31st famous birthdays

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How old am I?

If October 31, 2010 is your birthday you are 12 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on October 31.

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October 31, 2010 Famous Deaths

Who died on October 31, 2010?

Other October 31st famous deaths

  • River Phoenix

    American actor with a impressive filmography by his 20s.

  • Indian politician: The P.M.

  • Italian filmmaker, screenwriter, and director of top Italian films.

  • Joseph Campbell

    American author and leading authority on mythology, the psyche, and symbolism.

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October 31, 2010 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Scorpio personality

Who should a Scorpio marry?

Babies born in October are either Libra or Scorpio. People born before October 22nd are Libra, while people born from October 23rd have the sign of Scorpio

Personality of October born

Chinese Zodiac

Tiger chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Tiger

Element: Metal

Tiger personality

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Can the numbers in October 31, 2010 reveal something about your future ? Find out


October 31, 2010 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was October 31, 2010?

The day of the week was Sunday.

October 31st marks the 303rd day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 2010.

There are 61 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


October 31, 2010 Holidays and Observances

What is special on October 31, 2010?


  • 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


  • World Cities Day
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Music charts

What was the number one song on October 31, 2010? Which were the top hits on October 31, 2010?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Like A G6
  2. - Just The Way You Are
  3. - Just A Dream
  4. - Only Girl (In The World)
  5. - DJ Got Us Fallin' In Love

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Deuces
  2. - Bottoms Up
  3. - Can't Be Friends
  4. - Holding You Down (Goin In Circles)
  5. - Love All Over Me

Top #5 Rock songs

  1. - Say You'll Haunt Me
  2. - Animal
  3. - Radioactive
  4. - Tighten Up
  5. - Little Lion Man

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Nina De Mi Corazon
  2. - I Like It
  3. - Danza Kuduro
  4. - Corazon Sin Cara
  5. - Al Diablo Lo Nuestro

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Release year: 2010

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Rodriguez

Country: United States of America

A Single Man

A Single Man

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Tom Ford

Starring: Colin Firth, Julianne Moore, Matthew Goode, Nicholas Hoult

Country: United States of America

City Island

City Island

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Raymond De Felitta

Starring: Andy Garcia, Julianna Margulies, Steven Strait, Emily Mortimer

Country: United States of America

Law Abiding Citizen

Law Abiding Citizen

Release year: 2010

Directed by: F. Gary Gray

Starring: Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx, Leslie Bibb, Colm Meaney

Country: United States of America



Release year: 2010

Directed by: Lee Daniels

Starring: Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Eva Luna

Eva Luna

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Adriana Barraza



Release year: 2010

Directed by: Matt Aselton

Boardwalk Empire

Boardwalk Empire

Release year: 2010

Directed by: Martin Scorsese



Release year: 2010

Directed by: John Jeffcoat



Release year: 2010

Country: United States of America

Magazine Covers

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Pinheads And Patriots by Bill O'Reilly

Pinheads And Patriots


Bill O'Reilly, television host, sharp political pundit and #1 bestselling author, focuses on where we stand in the Age of Obama: Pinheads and Patriots.

American Assassin by Vince Flynn

American Assassin


Vince Flynn, a #1 New York Times bestselling author, introduces Mitch Rapp to his first covert assignment.

Washington by Ron Chernow



Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Biography 2011, Ron Chernow, a celebrated biographer, presents a richly nuanced portrait about the father of our nation as well as the first president of America.

Conversations With Myself by Nelson Mandela

Conversations With Myself


"[Nelson Mandela] did so much to make his country and the world a better place that it is difficult to imagine the past several decades without him."

The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson

The Girl Who Played With Fire


This second installment of the Millennium series is an enthralling thriller about espionage, a riveting procedural for police, and a piercing expose about social injustice. It's a brilliant, satisfying novel.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cities XL 2011

Cities XL 2011

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: City simulator

Publisher: Focus Home Interactive

Dante's Inferno

Dante's Inferno

Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation Portable

Genre: Hack and slash, action-adventure

Publisher: Electronic Arts



Platform: iOS

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: Villain, LLC

And Yet It Moves

And Yet It Moves

Platform: Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, WiiWare, Onlive

Genre: Platform, puzzle

Publisher: Broken Rules

Mario Sports Mix

Mario Sports Mix

Platform: Wii, Wii U (Nintendo eShop)

Genre: Sports

Publisher: Nintendo


October 31, 2010 Lunar and Planetary phase

Lunar phase

Last Quarter

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Sport Games on October 31, 2010

Sport Games on October 31, 2010

Serie A

Italian Football
  • Bari - Udinese : 0 - 2
  • Brescia - Napoli : 0 - 1
  • Cagliari - Bologna : 2 - 0
  • Catania - Fiorentina : 0 - 0
  • Cesena - Sampdoria : 0 - 1
See all Football game results of October 31, 2010

Jupiler League

Football (Belgium)
  • Club Brugge - Standard : 2 - 2
  • Genk - Anderlecht : 1 - 2
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Bundesliga 1

Football (Germany)
  • Hoffenheim - Hannover : 4 - 0
  • Mainz - Dortmund : 0 - 2
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Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Aachen - Osnabruck : 2 - 1
  • Cottbus - Bochum : 2 - 1
  • Oberhausen - Augsburg : 0 - 3
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