What Happened in March 2010

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

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

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

Film tv awardsFilm Awards

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

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

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

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

Comedian/Actor Sacha Baron Cohen
Comedian/Actor
Sacha Baron Cohen
Actress Isla Fisher
Actress
Isla Fisher
  • Mar 28 "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

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


Famous Deaths

  • Mar 1 Kristian Digby, British television presenter and director (b. 1977)
  • Mar 2 Winston Spencer-Churchill, British politician (b. 1940)
  • Mar 3 Keith Alexander, British football manager (b. 1956)
  • Mar 3 Michael Foot, British politician (L) and writer, Leader of the Opposition (1980-83), dies at 96
  • Mar 4 Raimund Abraham, Austrian architect (b. 1933)
  • Mar 4 Johnny Alf, Brazilian singer and composer (b. 1929)
  • Mar 4 Vladislav Ardzinba, Abkhazian politician (b. 1945)
  • Mar 4 Etta Cameron, Danish singer and actor (b. 1939)
  • Mar 4 Samuel J. Eldersveld, U.S. academic, political scientist, and Democratic politician (b. 1917)
  • Mar 4 Joaquim Fiúza, Portuguese sailor (b. 1908)
  • Mar 4 Tetsuo Kondo, Japanese politician (b. 1929)
  • Mar 4 Hilario Chávez Joya, Mexican Roman Catholic prelate (b. 1928)
  • Mar 4 Nan Martin, American actress (b. 1927)
  • Mar 4 Roger Newman, British-born American actor and television writer (b. 1940)
  • Mar 4 Angelo Poffo, American professional wrestler (b. 1925)
  • Mar 4 Tony Richards, British footballer (b. 1934)
  • Mar 4 Joanne Simpson, American meteorologist (b. 1923)
  • Mar 4 Lolly Vegas, American singer (b. 1939)
  • Mar 4 Fred Wedlock, British folk musician (b. 1942)
  • Mar 6 Mark Linkous, member of Sparklehorse (b. 1962)
  • Mar 6 Endurance Idahor, Nigerian footballer (b. 1984)
  • Mar 6 Ole Schmidt, Danish composer and conductor, dies at 81
  • Mar 7 Mary Josephine Ray, Canadian supercentenarian (b. 1895)
  • Mar 9 Doris Haddock, American political activist (b. 1910)
  • Mar 10 Corey Haim, Canadian actor (b. 1971)
  • Mar 11 Hans van Mierlo, Dutch politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister (b. 1931)
  • Mar 11 Leena Peltonen-Palotie, Finnish human geneticist (b. 1952)
  • Mar 11 Merlin Olsen, American football player / Actor (b. 1940)
  • Mar 12 Miguel Delibes, Spanish novelist (b. 1920)
  • Mar 13 He Pingping, the world's shortest man who was able to walk. (b. 1988)
  • Mar 14 Peter Graves [Aurness], American actor, dies at 83
  • Mar 17 Alex Chilton, American musician (b. 1950)
  • Mar 17 Charlie Gillett, British musicologist and radio presenter (b. 1942)
  • Mar 17 Alex Chilton, American singer-songwriter (Box Tops), dies of a heart attack at 59
  • Mar 18 Fess Parker, American actor (b. 1924)
  • Mar 20 Liz Carpenter, American feminist writer (b. 1920)
  • Mar 20 Stewart Udall, American politician, environmentalist (b. 1920)
  • Mar 20 Girija Prasad Koirala, Nepalese politician (b. 1925)
  • Mar 21 Wolfgang Wagner, German opera director (b. 1919)
  • Mar 22 James W. Black, Scottish Nobel Prize-winning doctor and medical research scientist (b. 1924)
  • Mar 24 Jim Marshall, American photographer (b. 1936)
  • Mar 24 Robert Culp, American actor (b. 1930)
  • Mar 24 Johnny Maestro, American singer (b. 1939)
  • Mar 25 Pål Bang-Hansen, Norwegian film critic and television personality (b. 1937)
  • Mar 27 Vasily Smyslov, Russian grandmaster (b. 1921)
  • Mar 28 June Havoc Ellen Evangeline Hovick], Canadian-born American stage and screen actress, dies at 97
  • Mar 30 Jaime Escalante, Bolivian-born American high school teacher at Garfield High School (b. 1930)
  • Mar 30 Martin Sandberger, German military officer (b. 1911)
  • Mar 31 Shirley Mills, American actress (b. 1926)