What Happened on March 10, 2012

Historical Events

  • 33rd Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: Louisville beats Cincinnati, 50-44
  • At least 130 rockets are fired into Israel from Gaza

Famous Weddings

  • "Curly Sue" actress Alisan Porter (30) weds former "Days of Our Lives" actor Brian Autenrieth (33) at Diablo Dormido in the Santa Monica

Famous Deaths

  • Erico Menczer, Italian cinematographer (Chosen, Miranda), dies at 85
  • F. Sherwood Rowland, American Nobel laureate in chemistry 1995, dies from Parkinson's disease at 84
  • Heinz Wunderlich, German organist and composer, dies at 92
  • Jean Giraud, French comic artist (Alien, Tron), dies at 73
  • Julio Gonzalez, Mexican light heavyweight boxer (WBO Champion 2003-2004), dies from a hit and run at 35
  • Mykola Plaviuk, Ukrainian president (1978-81), dies at 86
  • Richard White, New Zealand rugby union player, dies at 86

About March 10, 2012

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 11 years, 2 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Kelly Clarkson
  • UK #1 Song: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Ft. Kimbra