This Day in Oscar History: April 5 (2013)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.


Born

1897: Arthur Hilton (82 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1900: Spencer Tracy (67 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Lead Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actor

1901: Melvyn Douglas (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actor, Supporting Actor

1904: Richard H. Riedel (55 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Color)

1908: Bette Davis (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Lead Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actress
     Academy President #9: 1941, 1 term (resigned)

1909: Albert R. Broccoli (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Irving G. Thalberg Award

1913: Clave (92 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Color), Costume Design (Color)

1916: Gregory Peck (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Lead Actor, Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actor
     Academy President #19: 1967-70, 3 terms

1923: Michael V. Gazzo (71 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1926: Roger Corman (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary

1929: Nigel Hawthorne (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actor

1961: Andrea Arnold (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Live Action Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short Film

1970: Slawomir Fabicki (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short Film

1975: Jordan Houston (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

Died

1946: Vincent Youmans (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1949: Leo Erdody (60)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Musical Score

1972: Brian Donlevy (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1976: Robert Lord (75)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Story
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story

1996: Norman Rockett (84)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction (Color)

2008: Alex Grasshoff (79)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

2008: Charlton Heston (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Lead Actor, Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actor
     Academy Awards Host: 45th-Co | 1 times

Ceremonies

1965: 37th Annual Academy Awards

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1964}

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