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Movie events on the 31st October


Martin Luther nails the 95 revolutionary opinions that would begin the Protestant Reformation to the door of Castle Church. (Wittenberg, Germany) (Luther)


Three witches suck out the life of Emily Binx, turn her brother Thackery into a cat and get hanged. (Salem, Massachusetts) (Hocus Pocus)


Annabelle Carson is born. (Texas) (Texas Chainsaw 3D)


Quincy Morris is killed in battle with the count's gypsies, Dracula dies by the hand of Mina Harker. (Transylvania) (Dracula)


Two regiments of Australian Lighthorsemen charge the Turkish defenses of Beersheba. With bayonets in their hands, they galloped against machine guns, rifles and artillery in the eleventh-hour to save the attacking British army from disaster. (Beersheba, Palestine) (The Lighthorsemen)


Prince Albert, the Duke of York, stammers through a speech at the close of the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley Stadium. (London, England) (The King's Speech)


The RAF battle with the German Luftwaffe comes to an end. (Lodon, England) (The Battle of Britain)


Mr. Eichelberger of the Mortgage and Loan Department at Consolidated Life of New York holds a Halloween party at the swank apartment of bachelor employee C.C. Baxter. (New York City) (The Apartment)

Lee Harvey Oswald goes to the US embassy stating that he wishes to renounce his US citizenship. (Moscow, Russia) (Killing Kennedy)

Lee Harvey Oswald defects to the Soviet Union. (Moscow, Russia) (X-Men: Days of Future Past)


Dennis Carradine is born. (Spider-Man 3)


Stella Nicholls and her friends explore Sarah Bellows's former home -a mansion- now in ruins. She asks the spirit of Sarah Bellows to tell her a scary story after finding her book of scary stories (Mill Valley, Pennsylvania) (Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark)


Sally Shine, Caroline Crossin, Gilbert Lundin, Emmaline Partridge, and Duey Todd, the 5 innocent humans on the 8.00pm Elevator travelling to the Hollywood Tower Hotel's TIP TOP CLUB, die after elvator malfunctions and a lightning strike. (Hollywood Tower Hotel) (Tower of Terror)


Art Snepenger is killed by a bomb planted on Mike Frato's car. (Cleveland, OH) (Kill The Irishman)

Art Snepenger is killed by a bomb planted on Mike Frato's car. (Cleveland, OH) (Kill The Irishman)


Michael Myers murders a-plenty, and may or may not die himself. (Haddonfield, Illinois) (Halloween)

Michael Myers kills more people then gets killed by Dr. Loomis (Haddonfield, Illinois) (Halloween II)

Darby Crash and The Germs are forcibly ejected from the Roosevelt Hotel after Crash intentionally smashes a ceiling mirror as part of their performance. During the subsequent melee, Crash attempts to incite the agitated crowd to riot, yelling: "We can burn this place to the ground!" (Hollywood, California) (What We Do Is Secret)


Voldemort tries to kill Harry Potter after murdering his parents & resultantly loses physical form. Hagrid rescues baby Harry from Godric's Hollow. (Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone)

An attack on Harry Potter destroys Lord Voldemort's powers; Harry survives, with a lightning bolt shaped scar on his forehead, and Voldemort's spectral being flees to Albania. (Godric's Hollow, England) (Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone)


Elliot takes his first ride across the moon; ET phones home. (Los Angeles, Ca) (E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial)

Challis tries to stop the airing of a Silver Shamrock commercial that will make masks kill whoever wears them. (Santa Mira, California) (Halloween III: Season of the Witch)


Mr. Miyagi defends Daniel against bullies. (Reseda, Los Angeles, CA) (The Karate Kid)


Micheal Myers woke from a coma and killed more people them dissaperaes while his neice kills her foster-mother. (Haddonfield, Illinois) (Halloween 4)


Michael Myers fails to kill Jamie Lloyd. (Haddonfield, Illinois) (Halloween 5)


Michael Myers kills a bully named Wesley, his own sister Judith, her boyfriend Steve, and his mother's boyfriend Ronnie. (Haddonfield, Illinois) (Halloween)

Angel's memorial service - Angel's friends sing the reprise of I'll Cover You. (Los Angeles) (Rent)

5 very dumb men from Mars land in Big Bean, Illinois. (Big Bean, Ill.) (Spaced Invaders)


Harry Potter and Ron Weasley save Hermione Granger from a troll in the girl's bathroom. (Hogwarts) (Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone)


Dylan goes as Kris Kross for Halloween. (Los Angeles, California) (Friends with Benefits)


Dylan goes as Kris Kross for Halloween. (Los Angeles, California) (Friends with Benefits)

Three witches are brought back from the dead for 24 hours after a virgin lights a candle. (Salem, Massachusetts) (Hocus Pocus)

Rebecca Warner decides to leave school & return home to South Dakota. Her resident advisor, "Crawl", talks her out of it. (Los Angeles, Ca) (Son in Law)


Dylan goes as Kris Kross for Halloween. (Los Angeles, California) (Friends with Benefits)


Two-Face and the Riddler invade Wayne Manor and kidnap Dr Chase Meridian, laying waste to the Batcave in the process. Batman pairs with his new partner, Robin, to save her. (Gotham City, USA) (Batman Forever)

Tommy Doyle helps Kara Strode and her children protect the now deceased Jamie Lloyd's baby boy Stephen from Michael Myers. (Haddonfield, Illinois) (Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers)


At a Halloween party, Eric Bottler reunites with high school friends Linus, Hutch, Windows and Zoe. Linus proposes the theft of the rough cut of "Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace" from Skywalker Ranch. (Shandal, Ohio) (Fanboys)

Laurie Strode, now under the fake name Keri Tate, faces Michael Myers again. (Northern California) (Halloween: H20)

Chad, Matt, Tyler, and Paul go to a Halloween party where they interrupt an exorcism. They end up driving into a train. (V/H/S)


Sonny takes Julian trick-or-treating. (Manhattan) (Big Daddy)

A massive fire consumes a town, killing townspeople. (Stan Helsing)


Michael Myers finally succeeds in killing his sister Laurie. (Northern California) (Halloween: Resurrection)


College students go into the Myers house and find that they are not alone. (Haddonfield, Illinois) (Halloween: Resurrection)


Cady goes to Aaron's Halloween party and sees Regina kiss him. (Evanston, Illinois) (Mean Girls)

A tiger shark rips off Bethany Hamilton's left arm. (Tunnels Beach, Kauai, Hawaii) (Soul Surfer)


Ian Gray, is researching the evolution of human eyes. At a Halloween party he has an encounter with Sofi, who is wearing a black face mask- only her magnetic hazel-speckled, ash-blue eyes are visible. She's watching the moon. He takes pictures of her eyes (New York City) (I Origins)


Michael Myers searches for his younger sister. (Haddonfield, Illinois) (Halloween)

Laurie Strode is taken to the hospital. Michael Myers escapes from an ambulance. (Haddonfield, Illinois) (Halloween 2)


The members of G-Force are appointed as special agents of the FBI. (Los Angeles, California) (G-Force)

Michael Myers is defeated again. (Haddonfield, Illinois) (Halloween 2)

Stan Helsing and his friends defeat of group of killers resembling characters from other movies. (Stan Helsing)

Halloween (Super)


Kato gives Britt a gas gun. Britt accidentally shoots himself with it and goes into a coma. (Los Angeles, California) (The Green Hornet)

ATF News Release from the Western Division Field Office says, "WESTERN DIVISION ARSON TASK FORCE RELEASES PHOTOS. SUSPECTS WANTED FOR QUESTIONING." (Dallas, Texas) (Red State)


Martin Huggins attends a Halloween party dressed as Lady Gaga. (The Campaign)

Pam meets Trent at a Halloween party. (Albany, New York) (The Way Way Back)


Heather and her friends arrive at Verna's mansion. Leatherface kills the thief Darryl, Kenny, and Ryan. Mayor Hartman sends Officer Marvin to the house. Marvin accidentally shoots Nikki to death and is killed by Leatherface. Burt's son, Deputy Carl Hartman, ties Heather up in a slaughterhouse, but Leatherface frees her when he finds out that she is his cousin. When Heather hears Leatherface being beaten, she helps him by giving him his chainsaw and by killing Officer Ollie with a pitchfork. Sheriff Hooper lets Leatherface put Burt in the meat grinder. Heather and Leatherface go home, where Heather reads a letter from Verna saying that Jedidiah Sawyer will protect her. (Newt, Texas) (Texas Chainsaw 3D)


A video of a Slender Man sighting is uploaded to the internet (Wellston, Missouri) (Slender Man)


Edward Nashton murders Gotham mayor Don Mitchell Jr. and leaves clues under the alias "Riddler"; Bruce Wayne patrols the city as Batman before assisting Gotham City Police Department Lieutenant James Gordon investigate the crime scene. (Gotham City, New Jersey) (The Batman)

On Halloween, a gang are on Gotham's Subway trains. They follow a man with intentions of attacking him. Batman steps out of the shadows and beats the gang members to a pulp. (Gotham City) (The Batman)


Terrorist Vincent Volaju is killed and is plan to spread a deadly virus around the world is thwarted. (Mars) (Cowboy Bebop: The Movie)

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