On This Day

March 2010 in Film & Television

Events in Film & TV


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 awardsAcademy Awards

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

Sport defeatWrestleMania

Mar 28 WrestleMania XXVI, Uni of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale, AZ (72,219): Chris Jericho defeats Edge; John Cena downs Batista; The Undertaker beats Shawn Michaels

Professional Wrestler and Actor John Cena
Professional Wrestler and Actor
John Cena
Professional Wrestler Shawn Michaels
Professional Wrestler
Shawn Michaels

Weddings in Film & TV


LoveWedding 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

Divorces in Film & TV


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


Deaths in Film & TV

  • Mar 1 Kristian Digby, British television presenter & director, dies at 32
  • Mar 4 Etta Cameron, Danish singer and actor (b. 1939)
  • 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 10 Corey Haim, Canadian actor (b. 1971)
  • Mar 11 Merlin Olsen, American football player (Los Angeles Rams) and actor (Father Murphy), dies of cancer at 69
  • Mar 14 Peter Graves [Aurness], American actor (Mission Impossible, Airplane!, Stalag 17), dies from a heart attack at 83
  • Mar 18 Fess Parker, American actor (Davy Crockett, Old Yeller), dies at 85
  • Mar 24 Robert Culp, American actor, screenwriter, voice actor, and director (I Spy, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice), dies at 79
  • Mar 25 Pål Bang-Hansen, Norwegian film critic and television personality (b. 1937)
  • Mar 28 June Havoc Ellen Evangeline Hovick], Canadian-born American stage and screen actress, dies at 97
  • Mar 31 Shirley Mills, American actress (b. 1926)