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October 31, 2017 Halloween

October 31, 2017, was a Tuesday. It was 6 years, 7 months, and 19 days ago. The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

Song charts

Popular songs

On October 31, 2017, the following songs were at the top of the music charts in the USA and the UK:

  • United States: "Rockstar" by Post Malone
  • United Kingdom: "Rockstar" by Post Malone

The music charts on October 31, 2017

The following songs were dominating the Billboard Hot 100 chart:

  • Rockstar - Post Malone Featuring 21 Savage
  • Bodak Yellow (Money Moves) - Cardi B
  • 1-800-273-8255 - Logic Featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid
  • Look What You Made Me Do - Taylor Swift
  • Feel It Still - Portugal. The Man
Play the top singles from 2017
A Spotify playlist of hit songs from 2017. Take a trip back to the peak days of Ed Sheeran, Luis Fonsi, Kendrick Lamar and The Chainsmokers.
Jigsaw

Top movie

The top movie on this day was "Jigsaw".

Facts

Halloween 2017 occurred 2,424 days ago. Approximately 81 months have passed. It was the 304th day of 2017, in week 44. The decade was the 2010s. A child born on this day is 6 years old and belongs to the Gen Alpha generation. 27 seasons of weather have come and gone since then.

Take me back to October 31, 2017

Let's go back to the 2010s.

The date is October 31, 2017, and it's a Tuesday. Babies who are born today will have the star sign Scorpio. The summer is long gone. Temperatures have become much cooler, and the evenings are beginning to get darker.

There is a fresh, earthy scent in the air, and fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways, and sidewalks. It's Halloween, so kids are trick-or-treating and adults are watching horror movies. The song "Rockstar" by Post Malone is at the top of the music charts in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Donald Trump is the President of the United States, and the movie Jigsaw is at the top of the box office. Theresa May is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. On television, people are watching popular shows such as "America's Next Top Model", "Shameless", "Longmire", and "Peaky Blinders".

It's 2017, so the music charts are being dominated by artists such as Ed Sheeran, Luis Fonsi, Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar, The Chainsmokers, Migos, Sam Hunt and Post Malone. An Internet meme called "Distracted Boyfriend" is currently going viral. The comedy song "Man's Not Hot" by Big Shaq has become an Internet sensation.

The first season of Mindhunter has just been released on Netflix. The Me Too movement has recently kicked off on Twitter and people are publicizing their sexual abuse allegations against prominent men in the entertainment industry. A film called "Only the Brave", which tells the story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, is being shown in movie theaters.

People are binge-watching the second season of Stranger Things on Netflix. Catalonia has just declared its independence from Spain. However, this declaration is not recognized by the Spanish government. Hollywood has been rocked by accusations that Kevin Spacey made sexual advances towards a 14 year old boy. Spacey has apologized for the incident. He has also raised eyebrows by coming out as gay.

If you were to travel back to this day, notable figures such as Lil Peep, Malcolm Young, August Ames, and Jonghyun would all still be alive. People are playing video games such as "PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds", "What Remains of Edith Finch", "Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus", and "Super Mario Odyssey". Children and teenagers are watching television shows such as "Horrid Henry", "Bubble Guppies", "Bunk'd", and "Game Shakers".

Children are playing with toys such as the PlayStation 4, the Xbox One, Simon Swipe, and FurReal Roarin' Tyler.

News

News, nostalgia, and fads

These are news stories, trending topics, and fads that were popular on October 31, 2017.

  • Kevin Spacey is cancelled.

    Kevin Spacey is cancelled

    At the end of October 2017, allegations of sexual misconduct against Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey became public.
  • #MeToo.

    #MeToo

    The "Me Too" movement was starting to take off.
  • Fortnite is released.

    Fortnite is released

    A new online video game called Fortnite was released in July 2017. It quickly became one of the most popular video games of all time.
  • Gal Gadot.

    Gal Gadot

    Israeli actress Gal Gadot was named FHM's sexiest woman of the year in 2017.
  • Record of the Year: 2017.

    Record of the Year: 2017

    The song "24K Magic" by Bruno Mars won a Grammy for 2017's Record of the Year.
  • 2017 in music.

    2017 in music

    Popular music artists in 2017 included Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Bruno Mars, Coldplay, Kendrick Lamar, Future, DJ Khaled, Post Malone, French Montana, Cardi B, Logic, Imagine Dragons, Lil Pump, Shawn Mendes and Kygo.
  • Who were the best NBA players in 2017?

    Who were the best NBA players in 2017?

    The best NBA players in 2017 were Russell Westbrook, LeBron James, James Harden, Anthony Davis and Kawhi Leonard.
  • 2017 in movies.

    2017 in movies

    Popular movies in 2017 included the likes of It, Get Out, Dunkirk, Wonder Woman, Blade Runner 2049, Baby Driver, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Thor: Ragnarok, Logan, Molly's Game, John Wick: Chapter 2 and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
  • The Shape of Water.

    The Shape of Water

    "The Shape of Water" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 2017.
  • Best soccer players.

    Best soccer players

    In 2017, the best soccer players were Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Neymar, Gianluigi Buffon, Luka Modrić, Sergio Ramos, Kylian Mbappé, N'Golo Kanté, Robert Lewandowski, and Harry Kane.
  • Curved TVs are the next big thing.

    Curved TVs are the next big thing

    Companies such as Samsung were trying to convince consumers that curved TVs were the next big thing. However, the new trend failed to catch on. Curved TVs started to die off in 2017 after it became apparent that people weren't buying them.

Personality traits

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Events

What happened around this time?

News stories, pop culture trends, and other events that happened around October 31, 2017.

  • October 1, 2017:
    • O.J. Simpson is released from prison after serving nine years for kidnapping and armed robbery.
    • 58 people are killed when Stephen Paddock opens fire on a crowd in Las Vegas.
    • Catalonia holds an independence referendum despite Spain calling it illegal.
  • October 2, 2017: Musician Tom Petty passes away.
  • October 5, 2017: Multiple women accuse film producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault.
  • October 6, 2017: Comedian Ralphie May dies from pneumonia at the age of 45.
  • October 13, 2017: The folk horror film "The Ritual" is released.
  • October 15, 2017: The "Me Too" movement begins.
  • October 16, 2017: Storm Ophelia strikes Ireland and the U.K.
  • October 20, 2017: The film "Only the Brave" is released in movie theaters.
  • October 27, 2017: The second season of Stranger Things is released on Netflix.
  • October 28, 2017: The right-wing conspiracy theory QAnon is born after "Q Clearance Patriot" begins posting on 4chan's /pol/ board.
  • October 29, 2017:
    • Anthony Rapp alleges that Kevin Spacey made a sexual advance towards him when he was only 14 years old.
    • Actor Kevin Spacey announces that he is gay and apologizes for making sexual advances towards Anthony Rapp when he was 14.
  • This date: October 31, 2017
  • November 3, 2017: The first-person shooter game "Call of Duty: WWII" is released.
  • November 5, 2017: 26 people are murdered in a mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.
  • November 7, 2017: Internet culture: Reddit bans the subreddit /r/incels.
  • November 9, 2017:
    • The app Musical.ly is purchased by TikTok's parent company ByteDance for $1 billion USD.
    • The New York Times reports that five women are accusing stand-up comedian Louis C.K. of sexual misconduct.
    • The Washington Post reports on sexual assault allegations against Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore.
  • November 10, 2017: Stand-up comedian Louis C.K. admits to sexual misconduct.
  • November 15, 2017: Rapper Lil Peep dies at the age of 21 after an accidental overdose.
  • November 16, 2017: Sexual misconduct allegations are made against Democratic Party Senator Al Franken.
  • November 18, 2017: Irish politics: Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams announces that he will be stepping down as leader of the party and that he will not be standing for re-election.
  • November 19, 2017:
    • Robert Mugabe is replaced by Emmerson Mnangagwa after being sacked as leader of ZANU-PF.
    • Cult leader Charles Manson dies in prison.
  • November 20, 2017: Model Keri Claussen Khalighi accuses Def Jam Recordings co-founder Russell Simmons of sexual assault.
  • November 22, 2017: Bosnian Serb colonel-general Ratko Mladić is sentenced to life in prison after he is found guilty of genocide and crimes against humanity.
  • November 23, 2017: Brazilian soccer player Robinho is sentenced to nine years in prison in Italy for rape and sexual assault.
  • November 27, 2017: It is announced that Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle are engaged.
  • November 28, 2017: Bitcoin reaches $10,000 USD for the first time.
  • November 29, 2017: US President Trump sparks controversy after he retweets British far-right nationalist Jayda Fransen three times.
  • November 30, 2017: Def Jam co-founder Russell Simmons steps down following allegations that he raped actress and screenwriter Jenny Lumet in 1991.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on October 31, 2017, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2017 was the year of the Rooster (Yin Water).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: October 31, 2017 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of October will have the birthstones Tourmaline and Opal.
  • Birth flower (October): The Marigold and the Cosmos.
Television shows

Television shows in October 2017

In October 2017, TV audiences were watching the following series:

TV shows from October 2017.

Mindhunter
Mindhunter
Young Sheldon
Young Sheldon
The Good Doctor
The Good Doctor
Ozark
Ozark
13 Reasons Why
13 Reasons Why
Big Little Lies
Big Little Lies
The Crown
The Crown
Westworld
Westworld
This Is Us
This Is Us
Stranger Things
Stranger Things
Lucifer
Lucifer
Better Call Saul
Better Call Saul
Children TV shows

Cartoons and children's TV shows in October 2017

If you were a kid on October 31, 2017, then you were probably watching the following cartoons and TV shows:

Sunny Day
Sunny Day
Welcome to the Wayne
Welcome to the Wayne
Raven's Home
Raven's Home

Andi Mack
Andi Mack
Nella the Princess Knight
Nella the Princess Knight
Mech-X4
Mech-X4
Elena of Avalor
Elena of Avalor
The Loud House
The Loud House
Stuck in the Middle
Stuck in the Middle
Bunnicula
Bunnicula
Game Shakers
Game Shakers
Toys

Toys in 2017

If you were a child on this date, then you may have had some of the following toys:

The Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit
The Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit
FurReal Roarin' Tyler
FurReal Roarin' Tyler
The Nintendo Switch
The Nintendo Switch
Bunchems
Bunchems
Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center
Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Checkup Center
Hatchimals
Hatchimals
Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage
Hot Wheels Ultimate Garage
LEGO Star Wars: Millennium Falcon
LEGO Star Wars: Millennium Falcon
L.O.L. Surprise!
L.O.L. Surprise!
Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo
Bright Beats Dance & Move BeatBo
Frozen Sing-A-Long Elsa
Frozen Sing-A-Long Elsa
MiP (robot)
MiP (robot)
Video games

Video games

Popular video games that people were playing in October 2017.

Super Mario Odyssey 2017
Super Mario Odyssey
Assassin's Creed: Origins 2017
Assassin's Creed: Origins
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus 2017
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
FIFA 18 2017
FIFA 18
Ark: Survival Evolved 2017
Ark: Survival Evolved
Destiny 2 2017
Destiny 2
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy 2017
Uncharted: The Lost Legacy
Fortnite 2017
Fortnite
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy 2017
Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy
What Remains of Edith Finch 2017
What Remains of Edith Finch
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Horizon Zero Dawn 2017
Horizon Zero Dawn

Were you born on October 31, 2017?

If you were born on this date, then it is unlikely that you will remember anything from the year 2017.

This is because humans find it difficult to retrieve memories of their early childhood.

If you are looking for some childhood nostalgia, then you should check out October 31, 2023, instead.

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on October 31.

John Candy

John Candy

Actor Deceased
Born on October 31, 1950
He was not alive on this date.

Larry Mullen Jr

Larry Mullen Jr

U2
Born on October 31, 1961
He turned 56 on this day in 2017.

Rob Schneider

Rob Schneider

Actor
Born on October 31, 1963
He turned 54 on this day in 2017.

Ad-Rock

Ad-Rock

Beastie Boys
Born on October 31, 1966
He turned 51 on this day in 2017.

Vanilla Ice

Vanilla Ice

Rapper
Born on October 31, 1967
He turned 50 on this day in 2017.

Emiliano Sala

Emiliano Sala

Argentine soccer player Deceased
Born on October 31, 1990
He turned 27 on this day in 2017.

Letitia Wright

Letitia Wright

Actress
Born on October 31, 1993
She turned 24 on this day in 2017.

Marcus Rashford

Marcus Rashford

Soccer player
Born on October 31, 1997
He turned 20 on this day in 2017.

Willow Smith

Willow Smith

Singer
Born on October 31, 2000
She turned 17 on this day in 2017.

Holidays

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on October 31:

USA

US President

Donald Trump was the President of the United States on October 31, 2017.

UK

UK Prime Minister

Theresa May was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Ireland

Irish Taoiseach

Leo Varadkar was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on October 31, 2017 was most likely conceived around February 7, 2017.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on October 31, 2017 is close to July 24, 2018.

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Stats for October 31, 2017

Statistics

Here are some interesting statistics about October 31, 2017:

  • 2,424 days have passed since this date.
  • 346 weeks have passed.
  • 209,430,000 seconds have passed since October 31, 2017.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beat approximately 244,335,000 times.
  • Since then, the Earth has traveled approximately 108,065,880,000 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 34,905,000 times.
  • You have taken approximately 18,010,980 steps. That's roughly 8,005 miles.
  • 2,513,160 meteors have entered the Earth's atmosphere.
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