Monday October 31, 2011, Halloween

US date format: 10/31/2011, UK date format: 31/10/2011

It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see zodiac on October 31, 2011). The US president was Barack Obama (Democrat), the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative), Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Someone Like You by Adele. Haywire, directed by Steven Soderbergh, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2011 while A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. Martin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Hell on Wheels. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Marvel: Avengers Alliance or Army Attack.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 2011, at October 31 across the years or at October 2011 calendar.

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 31, 2011?


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
  • See more

Events

  • Three people are killed in attacks on the offices of the International Relief and Development (IRD) in the Afghan city of Kandahar. (AFP via Yahoo News)
  • Australian airline Qantas resumes flights after a ruling by Fair Work Australia. (''The Australian'')
  • The Government of Japan intervenes to reduce the exchange rate of the Japanese yen with the United States dollar after the yen reached record highs. (Reuters)
  • US brokerage firm MF Global files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy after declaring £4bn of Eurozone debt exposure. (BBC)
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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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The Intouchables

The Intouchables

Directed by: Olivier Nakache, Éric Toledano

Starring: François Cluzet, Omar Sy, Anne Le Ny, Audrey Fleurot

Country: United States of America

Warrior

Warrior

Directed by: Gavin O'Connor

Starring: Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Morrison

Country: United States of America

The Help

The Help

Directed by: Tate Taylor

Starring: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard

Country: United States of America

50/50

50/50

Directed by: Jonathan Levine

Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen, Anna Kendrick, Bryce Dallas Howard

Country: United States of America

Moneyball

Moneyball

Directed by: Bennett Miller

Starring: Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 31, 2011?
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Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - She Will
  2. - Ni**as in Paris
  3. - Headlines
  4. - That Way
  5. - Party

Top #5 Latin songs

  1. - Promise
  2. - Give Me Everything
  3. - Taboo
  4. - El Amor
  5. - Olvidame
Sport Games on October 31, 2011

Sport Games on October 31, 2011


Bundesliga 2

Football (Germany)
  • Greuther Furth - Braunschweig : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of October 31, 2011

La Liga Primera Division

Football (Spain)
  • Sevilla - Granada : 1 - 2
See all Football game results of October 31, 2011

Division 2

Football (France)
  • Nantes - Lens : 1 - 0
See all Football game results of October 31, 2011

Premier League

UK Soccer
  • Stoke - Newcastle : 1 - 3
See all Football game results of October 31, 2011

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Hell on Wheels

Hell on Wheels

Directed by: Will Zens

Black Dynamite

Black Dynamite

Directed by: Scott Sanders

Dirty Money

Dirty Money

Directed by: Adam Tysoe

Fresh Meat

Fresh Meat

Directed by: Danny Mulheron

Hell's Kitty

Hell's Kitty

Directed by: Nicholas Tana

How old am I?

If October 31st, 2011 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

What news were making the headlines those days in October 2011?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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A Dance With Dragons by George R. R. Martin

A Dance With Dragons

By:

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • THE BOOK BEHIND THE FIFTH SEASON OF THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONESDon’t miss the thrilling sneak peek of George R.

That Used To Be Us by Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum

That Used To Be Us

By:

A New York Times Book Review Editors' ChoiceA Los Angeles Times Best Book of 2011In That Used to Be Us, Thomas L.

The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides

The Marriage Plot

By:

結婚,曾經是小說和人生靈藥,為何當代不再適用?身為後現代小說大師,作者描寫三名大學生糾葛的情感關係藉由一個珍.奧斯汀的仿作,卻解構了結婚情節,當代的愛情(小說)在他筆下如何高潮收場?

A Stolen Life by Jaycee Dugard

A Stolen Life

By:

An instant #1 New York Times bestseller—Jaycee Dugard’s raw and powerful memoir, her own story of being kidnapped in 1991 and held captive for more than eighteen years.In

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

The Night Circus

By:

The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Cordy

Cordy

Platform: iOS

Genre: Platformer

Marvel: Avengers Alliance

Marvel: Avengers Alliance

Platform: Facebook, iOS, Android, Windows, Playdom.com

Genre: Role-playing game

Publisher: Playdom (2012–2014) Disney Interactive (2014–present)

Aiyoku no Eustia

Aiyoku no Eustia

Platform: Windows, PlayStation Vita

Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Supernatural

Publisher: Hazuki (Windows) Dramatic Create (PS Vita)

Army Attack

Army Attack

Platform: Facebook, Google Plus

Genre: Strategy, Multiplayer

Amazing Breaker

Amazing Breaker

Platform: iOS

Genre: Puzzle game

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Financial News

Stock Markets and Exchange Rates


Stock Markets

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $80.59
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $402.42
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $26.76
  • General Electric GE: opens at $16.98
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $185.59

Exchange Rates

  • 1 USD = 78.18 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.9995 CAD
  • 1 USD = 0.8764 CHF
  • 1 USD = 6.3557 CNY
  • 1 EUR = 108.333 JPY

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 31, 2011?

On October 31, 2011 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is October 31, 2011?

On October 31, 2011 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 31, 2011?

On October 31, 2011 the US President was Barack Obama (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 31, 2011?

On October 31, 2011 the UK Prime Minister was David Cameron (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 31, 2011?

On October 31, 2011 Pope Benedict XVI was leading the Catholic Church.


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