What Happened in March 2010

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

3rd "Alice in Wonderland", inspired by Lewis Carroll directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp and Mia Wasikowska is released

Actor Johnny Depp
Johnny Depp
Author and Mathematician Lewis Carroll
Author and Mathematician
Lewis Carroll
Film Director Tim Burton
Film Director
Tim Burton
  • 6th 30th Golden Raspberry Awards: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen wins

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

7th 82nd Academy Awards: "The Hurt Locker", Jeff Bridges & Sandra Bullock win

  • 11th Sebastián Piñera become chilean president.
  • 13th 31st Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: #7 West Virginia beats #22 Georgetown, 60-58
  • 14th 57th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: #4 Duke beats Georgia Tech, 65-61
  • 14th 51st SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Kentucky beats Mississippi State, 75-74 (OT)
  • 20th 56th National Film Awards (India): "Antaheen" wins the Golden Lotus
  • 24th Lee Kun-hee returns to Samsung Electronics chief executive officer (CEO) position after his resignation in April 21, 2008
  • 29th Two female suicide bombers hit the Moscow Metro system at the peak of the morning rush hour, killing 40.

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

15th Stand-up comedian and writer Sacha Baron Cohen (40) weds actress Isla Fisher (36) in Paris, France

Comedian/Actor Sacha Baron Cohen
Sacha Baron Cohen
Actress Isla Fisher
Isla Fisher
  • 28th "The Real Housewives of New York City" TV Personality Bethenny Frankel (39) weds Jason Hoppy at the Four Seasons Restaurant in New York City

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

31st "Dawson's Creek" actor James Van Der Beek (32) divorces actress Heather Ann McComb (33) after almost 7 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • 1st Kristian Digby, British television presenter and director (b. 1977)
  • 2nd Winston Spencer-Churchill, British politician (b. 1940)
  • 3rd Keith Alexander, British football manager (b. 1956)
  • 3rd Michael Foot, British politician (L) and writer, Leader of the Opposition (1980-83), dies at 96
  • 4th Raimund Abraham, Austrian architect (b. 1933)
  • 4th Johnny Alf, Brazilian singer and composer (b. 1929)
  • 4th Vladislav Ardzinba, Abkhazian politician (b. 1945)
  • 4th Etta Cameron, Danish singer and actor (b. 1939)
  • 4th Samuel J. Eldersveld, U.S. academic, political scientist, and Democratic politician (b. 1917)
  • 4th Joaquim Fiúza, Portuguese sailor (b. 1908)
  • 4th Tetsuo Kondo, Japanese politician (b. 1929)
  • 4th Hilario Chávez Joya, Mexican Roman Catholic prelate (b. 1928)
  • 4th Nan Martin, American actress (b. 1927)
  • 4th Roger Newman, British-born American actor and television writer (b. 1940)
  • 4th Angelo Poffo, American professional wrestler (b. 1925)
  • 4th Tony Richards, British footballer (b. 1934)
  • 4th Joanne Simpson, American meteorologist (b. 1923)
  • 4th Lolly Vegas, American singer (b. 1939)
  • 4th Fred Wedlock, British folk musician (b. 1942)
  • 6th Mark Linkous, member of Sparklehorse (b. 1962)
  • 6th Endurance Idahor, Nigerian footballer (b. 1984)
  • 7th Mary Josephine Ray, Canadian supercentenarian (b. 1895)
  • 9th Doris Haddock, American political activist (b. 1910)
  • 10th Corey Haim, Canadian actor (b. 1971)
  • 11th Hans van Mierlo, Dutch politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister (b. 1931)
  • 11th Leena Peltonen-Palotie, Finnish human geneticist (b. 1952)
  • 11th Merlin Olsen, American football player / Actor (b. 1940)
  • 12th Miguel Delibes, Spanish novelist (b. 1920)
  • 13th He Pingping, the world's shortest man who was able to walk. (b. 1988)
  • 14th Peter Graves [Aurness], American actor, dies at 83
  • 17th Alex Chilton, American musician (b. 1950)
  • 17th Charlie Gillett, British musicologist and radio presenter (b. 1942)
  • 17th Alex Chilton, American singer-songwriter (Box Tops), dies of a heart attack at 59
  • 18th Fess Parker, American actor (b. 1924)
  • 20th Liz Carpenter, American feminist writer (b. 1920)
  • 20th Stewart Udall, American politician, environmentalist (b. 1920)
  • 20th Girija Prasad Koirala, Nepalese politician (b. 1925)
  • 21st Wolfgang Wagner, German opera director (b. 1919)
  • 22nd James W. Black, Scottish Nobel Prize-winning doctor and medical research scientist (b. 1924)
  • 24th Jim Marshall, American photographer (b. 1936)
  • 24th Robert Culp, American actor (b. 1930)
  • 24th Johnny Maestro, American singer (b. 1939)
  • 25th Pål Bang-Hansen, Norwegian film critic and television personality (b. 1937)
  • 27th Vasily Smyslov, Russian grandmaster (b. 1921)
  • 28th June Havoc, American actress (b. 1913)
  • 30th Jaime Escalante, Bolivian-born American high school teacher at Garfield High School (b. 1930)
  • 30th Martin Sandberger, German military officer (b. 1911)
  • 31st Shirley Mills, American actress (b. 1926)