Tuesday October 31, 2017: on this day

About October 31st, 2017, in brief:

  • Historical events: 2017 Lower Manhattan Attack: Eight people are killed, and at least eleven others are injured when a man driving a rented pickup truck down a bike path on the West Side Highway in Lower Manhattan. Police arrest Sayfullo Saipov (29-year-old Uzbekistani immigrant) and shoot him. This incident is being treated as terroristic by police.
  • Day of the week: October 31st, 2017 was a Tuesday
  • Zodiac Sign: Scorpio (in western zodiac), Rooster (in Chinese zodiac)
  • Famous Birthdays: John Candy, Vanilla Ice
  • Moon Phase: Full Moon
  • #1 US song: Rockstar by Post Malone Featuring 21 Savage
  • Popular movie: The Lost City of Z directed by James Gray

More about October 31st, 2017? See below for more news and curiosities on October 31st, 2017.

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What day of the week was October 31, 2017?


October 31, 2017 was a Tuesday and it was the 304th day of the year 2017 in the Gregorian calendar.

October 31, 2017 can also be written as 10/31/2017 in the US and as 31/10/2017 in UK and Europe.

October 31, 2017 in October 2017 calendar

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October 31, 2017: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on October 31, 2017:

  • 2017 lower manhattan attack: eight people are killed, and at least eleven others are injured when a man driving a rented pickup truck down a bike path on the west side highway in lower manhattan. police arrest sayfullo saipov (29-year-old uzbekistani immigrant) and shoot him. this incident is being treated as terroristic by police.
  • Eight people are killed, and at least eleven others are injured when a man driving a rented pickup truck down a bike path on the west side highway in lower manhattan. police later identify the suspect as sayfullo saipov (an uzbekistani immigrant). he is then shot and taken into police custody. this incident is being treated as terroristic by police.
  • War in afghanistan (2001-present). a suicide bombing in kabul, afghanistan kills at most 8 civilians and leaves many others injured. the islamic state claims responsibility.
  • At least 8 civilians are killed and many more injured in a suicide bombing attack on kabul, afghanistan's capital. the islamic state claims responsibility.
  • Tunnel collapse in north korea: as many as 200 workers were killed when a tunnel that was being constructed at north korea's nuclear test facility collapsed.
  • Unfinished tunnel at north korea's nuclear testing site collapses, killing up to 200 workers.
  • Road accidents in 2017: three people were killed in a car accident on highway 400 that involved 14 vehicles, two tanker trucks and two other vehicles. police believe distracted driving is the reason.
  • Three people were killed in a car accident that occurred on highway 400. the accident involved 14 vehicles and two tanker trucks. police believe distracted driving is the reason.
  • Utah crime: one student is killed in a shooting at the university of utah campus. one suspect is taken into police custody
  • California crime: police shoot parent at riverside elementary school, california. he reportedly held a teacher hostage.
  • Police shoot a parent at riverside elementary school after he allegedly took a teacher hostage.
  • Russian interference in 2016 us elections: u.s. senators ask lawyers for facebook, twitter, and google about russian activity during the 2016 united states presidential election.
  • U.s. senators ask lawyers from google, twitter, and facebook about russian activity during the 2016 united states presidential election.
  • Virginia 2017 gubernatorial election: the latino victory fund pulls an anti-ed gillespie campaign advertisement due to scenes that loosely resemble a new york city terror attack. original purpose of the ad was to increase ralph northam's standing among minority voters. (new york daily news).
  • Because of scenes that loosely resemble an attack on new york city by terrorists, the latino victory fund has pulled an anti-ed gillespie advertisement. original purpose of the ad was to increase ralph northam's standing among minority voters. (new york daily news).
  • 2017 spaceflight: a minotaur c rocket launches from vandenberg air force base in california and deploys 10 commercial earth-imaging satellites to planet labs. this is the first successful mission of the minotaur-c (formerly taurus) since 2004.
  • Vandenberg air force base in california is the launch site for the minotaur c rocket. it launches 10 commercial earth-imaging satellites to planet labs. this is the first successful mission of the minotaur-c (formerly taurus) since 2004.
  • A truck drives into a crowd in lower manhattan, new york city, killing eight people.

October 31, 2017: What were the magazines covers that day?

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October 31, 2017: What were the stock market quotes and exchange rates that day?

Stock market quotes on October 31, 2017:

  • ExxonMobil XOM: opens at $83.65
  • Apple AAPL: opens at $167.90
  • Microsoft MSFT: opens at $84.36
  • General Electric GE: opens at $20.26
  • International Business Machines IBM: opens at $154.33

Exchange Rates on October 31, 2017:

  • 1 USD = 0.8581 EUR
  • 1 USD = 113.641 JPY
  • 1 USD = 0.7526 GBP
  • 1 USD = 1.3062 AUD
  • 1 USD = 1.2894 CAD

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October 31, 2017: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for October 31st is Scorpio.

Scorpio is the 8th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between October 23rd and November 21st belong to the Scorpio sign: discover Scorpio personality and 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.

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October 31, 2017: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for October 31, 2017 is Rooster and the associated element is Fire.

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October 31, 2017: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on October 31, 2017 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on October 31, 2017 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on October 31, 2017 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 89% full, rising at 04:14 pm and setting at 04:11 am.

The previous full moon was on Oct 05, 2017 while the next full moon would come on Nov 04, 2017.

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Who was born on October 31, 2017?


Whose famous birthday is on October 31st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on October 31st:

  • John Candy
    John Candy

    American comedian and actor, he is extremely overweight with the appearance of a sweet, wicked child.

  • Vanilla Ice
    Vanilla Ice

    Vanilla Ice is an American rapper, actor, and television host who rose to fame in the early 1990s with his hit single 'Ice Ice Baby'.

  • Bud Spencer
    Bud Spencer

    Bud spencer is an actor, filmmaker, and former professional swimmer from italy.

  • Piper Perabo
    Piper Perabo

    American actress and producer.

  • Dermot Mulroney
    Dermot Mulroney

    American actor.

  • Peter Jackson
    Peter Jackson

    New zealander filmmaker and oscar-winning director of "the lord of the rings", his movie trilogy based on the j.r.

  • Rob Schneider
    Rob Schneider

    American actor and comedian.

  • Ken Wahl
    Ken Wahl

    American screenwriter and actor.

  • Samaire Armstrong
    Samaire Armstrong

    Fashion designer and actress from japan-america,.

  • Justin Chatwin
    Justin Chatwin

    Canadian actor.

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How old is someone born on October 31, 2017?


Someone born on October 31, 2017 is:

6 years 6 months old,

or 78 months and 27 days old,

or 342 weeks and 6 days old,

or 2400 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on October 31, 2017?

There are 158 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Thursday October 31st 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on October 31, 2017?

You belong to the Gen Alpha generation if you were born on October 31, 2017.

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October 31, 2017: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on October 31, 2017:

  • Rolly Goldring
  • Abubakari Yakubu
  • Mircea Drăgan
  • Stefano Salvatori
  • Bachicha Lencina
  • Mario Das Neves
  • Alain Mottet

What famous deaths happened on October 31st?

Famous deaths on October 31st:

  • Sean Connery
    Sean Connery

    Scottish actor and film legend for his role as agent 007 in "james bond".

  • River Phoenix
    River Phoenix

    River Phoenix was a talented actor known for his roles in films like 'Stand by Me' and 'My Own Private Idaho.

  • Joseph Campbell
    Joseph Campbell

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

  • Raf Vallone
    Raf Vallone

    He is a talented and handsome italian actor.

  • Rosalind Cash
    Rosalind Cash

    American actress and leading lady of the 1970s on tv, film, and stage.

  • John Houseman
    John Houseman

    Romanian-born actor, producer, and director dies from spinal cancer.

  • Jan Werich
    Jan Werich

    Czech actor, playwright, and writer (born in 1905).

  • Joseph Calleia
    Joseph Calleia

    Italian-american singer and actor.

  • Linda Watkins
    Linda Watkins

    Actress (from hell it came, harpy), dead at 68.

  • Harry Houdini
    Harry Houdini

    Hungarian-american magician, who was known for performing dangerous and sensational feats for heads of state.

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October 31, 2017: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on October 31, 2017:

  • 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

Observances on October 31, 2017:

  • World Cities Day
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October 31, 2017: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on October 31, 2017 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week October 30th and November 5th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


October 31, 2017: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on October 31, 2017 was Rockstar by Post Malone Featuring 21 Savage, according to the music chart for the week October 30th and November 5th.

October 31, 2017: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on October 31, 2017 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week October 30th and November 5th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Rockstar
  2. - Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)
  3. - 1-800-273-8255
  4. - Feel It Still
  5. - Thunder

October 31, 2017: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on October 31, 2017 was Rockstar by Post Malone Featuring 21 Savage, according to the R&B music chart for the week October 30th and November 5th.

October 31, 2017: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on October 31, 2017 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week October 30th and November 5th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Rockstar
  2. - Bodak Yellow (Money Moves)
  3. - 1-800-273-8255
  4. - Unforgettable
  5. - I Get The Bag

October 31, 2017: What was the number 1 Latin song on that day?

The number 1 Latin song on October 31, 2017 was Mi Gente by J Balvin & Willy William Featuring Beyonce, according to the Latin music chart for the week October 30th and November 5th.

October 31, 2017: What was the Latin music chart on that day?

The Latin music chart on October 31, 2017 is the list of the most popular Latin songs for the week October 30th and November 5th. It included the following Top 5 Latin songs:

  1. - Mi Gente
  2. - Despacito
  3. - Escapate Conmigo
  4. - Felices Los 4
  5. - Mayores

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October 31, 2017: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on October 31, 2017 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Lost City of Z

Release year: 2017

Directed by: James Gray

Starring: Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller, Tom Holland

Country: United States of America

The Punisher

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Jonathan Hensleigh

Starring: Thomas Jane, John Travolta, Samantha Mathis, Laura Harring

Country: United States of America

The Devil's Candy

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Sean Byrne

Starring: Ethan Embry, Shiri Appleby, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Kiara Glasco

Country: United States of America

A Cure for Wellness

Release year: 2017

Written by:

Directed by: Gore Verbinski

Starring: Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth, Ivo Nandi

Country: United States of America

USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Mario Van Peebles

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Tom Sizemore, Thomas Jane, Matt Lanter

Country: United States of America

October 31, 2017: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on October 31, 2017 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Dismissed

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Benjamin Arfmann

Ghosted

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Matt Baker

Bizim Hikaye

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Yasin Uslu

Good Game

Release year: 2017

Directed by: Mary Ratliff

SMILF

SMILF

Release year: 2017

Country: United States of America

October 31, 2017: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on October 31, 2017 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Real-time strategy

Publisher: Sega

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Who was the US President on October 31, 2017?

On October 31, 2017 the US President was Donald John Trump (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 31, 2017?

On October 31, 2017 the UK Prime Minister was Theresa May (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on October 31, 2017?

On October 31, 2017 the Pope was Francis.

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What is special about October 31st?

October 31st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 31st day of the month of October. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on October 31st, such as:

  • 2018 - Local student aged 17 years old, who was studying at a nearby school of polytechnics, set off an explosive device in arkhangelsk's federal security service building, killing himself and three fsb officers. this agency is russia's main state security agency, and it succeeds the kgb.
  • 2017 - 2017 lower manhattan attack: eight people are killed, and at least eleven others are injured when a man driving a rented pickup truck down a bike path on the west side highway in lower manhattan. police arrest sayfullo saipov (29-year-old uzbekistani immigrant) and shoot him. this incident is being treated as terroristic by police.
  • 2016 - Eight members of the students islamic movement of india were escaped from bhopal prison and are being killed by police.

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What happened in 2017?

2017 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • 2017 Istanbul nightclub attack: On the European coast of Bosphorus, a gunman opened fire at a Istanbul nightclub, killing at most 39 people and injuring 69 more. (BBC), (AP via ABC News Australia),
  • At least 39 people were killed and 69 more injured when a gunman opened fire at a Istanbul nightclub. The incident occurred on the European coast. (BBC), (AP via ABC News Australia),
  • At least 7 people are killed and 17 more injured in a suicide car bomb blast and gunmen attack in Iraqi al-Qadisiya, west of Najaf. 29 people died yesterday in an explosion at a busy market near Baghdad, Iraq's capital. ISIS claims responsibility. (Reuters),

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What was the calendar for October 2017?

October 2017 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with October being the 10th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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