On This Day

2010 in Film & Television History

Events in Film & TV

Film & TV Awards in 2010

  • Jan 6 36th People's Choice Awards: Johnny Depp & Sandra Bullock win (Movie Star) and Hugh Laurie & Katherine Heigl win (TV Drama)
  • Jan 15 15th Critics' Choice Movie Awards: The Hurt Locker wins Best Film
  • Jan 17 67th Golden Globes: Avatar, Jeff Bridges, Sandra Bullock win
  • Jan 31 26th Sundance Film Festival: "Winter's Bone", directed by Debra Granik, wins Grand Jury Prize Dramatic
  • Feb 11 60th Berlin International Film Festival: "Honey" wins the Golden Bear
  • Feb 21 63rd British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs): "The Hurt Locker" Best Film, Kathryn Bigelow Best Director
  • Feb 26 41st NAACP Image Awards: "Precious" wins Outstanding Motion Picture
  • Mar 6 30th Golden Raspberry Awards: "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" wins
  • Mar 7 82nd Academy Awards: "The Hurt Locker", Jeff Bridges & Sandra Bullock win
  • Mar 20 56th National Film Awards (India): "Antaheen" wins the Golden Lotus
  • May 23 63rd Cannes Film Festival: "Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives" directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul wins the Palme d'Or
  • Jun 6 56th British Academy Television Awards: "The Armstrong and Miller Show" Best Comedy, "Misfits" Best Drama
  • Jul 22 43rd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • Aug 29 62nd Emmy Awards: Mad Men, Modern Family, Bryan Cranston & Kyra Sedgwick win
  • Sep 1 67th Venice Film Festival: "Somewhere" directed by Sofia Coppola wins Golden Lion
  • Sep 19 35th Toronto International Film Festival: "The King's Speech" directed by Tom Hooper wins the People's Choice Award
  • Oct 22 57th National Film Awards (India): "Kutty Srank" wins the Golden Lotus

Weddings in Film & TV

  • Jan 2 "American Idol" singer Jason Castro (22) weds Mandy Mayhall near Dallas, Texas
  • Jan 2 Actor Vince Vaughn (39) weds realtor Kyla Weber in Lake Forest, Illinois
  • Jan 9 Food writer and former fashion model Sophie Dahl (32) weds British jazz singer Jamie Cullum (30) in Hampshire, England

Divorces in Film & TV

  • Jan 14 "Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (73) divorces his fifth wife Victoria Duffy due to irreconcilable differences and out-of-control spending
  • Mar 31 "Dawson's Creek" actor James Van Der Beek (32) divorces actress Heather Ann McComb (33) after almost 7 years of marriage
  • Apr 2 "Wayne's World" actress Tia Carrere (43) divorces British photojournalist Simon Wakelin due to irreconcilable differences after 7 years of marriage

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