What Happened in 2010

  • David Nolan Dies

    David Nolan, whose opposition to the Vietnam War and President Richard M. Nixon’s wage and price controls impelled him in 1971 to join with a few... Read more

  • Lunar Eclipse - First One on Winter Solistice Since 1638

    In 2010, for the first time since 1638, a total lunar eclipse falls on the winter solstice—a stargazing event almost anyone in North America will... Read more

  • Fred Foy Dies

    Fred Foy, whose booming voice announced the arrival of The Lone Ranger TV series in the 1950s, has died. He was 89; he died of natural causes, said... Read more

  • Rapunzel is released

    Rapunzel is an upcoming American CGI film created and presented by Walt Disney Animation Studios and starring Kristin Chenoweth and Dan Fogler. It... Read more

  • Carlos Andrés Pérez Dies

    Former Venezuelan President Carlos Andres Perez, whose popularity soared with his country's oil-based economy but who later faced riots, a severe... Read more

  • Teena Marie Dies

    R&B singer Teena Marie, best known for her 1980s hits "Lovergirl," "Ooo La La La" and "Lead Me On," died in her sleep last night of unknown causes... Read more

  • Geraldine Doyle Dies

    Geraldine Hoff Doyle, the inspiration behind the now-iconic Rose the Riveter WWII poster, has died at age 86 in Michigan. The poster of a young... Read more

  • Alfred E. Kahn Dies

    Alfred E. Kahn, a Cornell University economist best known as the chief architect and promoter of deregulating the nation’s airlines, despite... Read more

  • Protesters Clash with Police in Algiers Over Housing Shortages

    At least 53 people have been injured and 29 others arrested during protests over inadequate housing in a suburb of the Algerian capital. Clashes... Read more