This Day in Oscar History: February 9

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

  • 1891: Ronald Colman (67 at death) [Pictured] {Oscar Winner: Lead Actor3 Noms, 1 Win}
  • 1892: Peggy Wood (86 at death) [Pictured] {Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress -
    1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 1900: Robert de Grasse (70 at death) {Oscar Nominee: Cinematography1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 1901: Brian Donlevy (71 at death) {Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 1912: George Barrie (90 at death) {Oscar Nominee: Song2 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1939: Barry Mann (72) {Oscar Nominee: Song1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 1939: Janet Suzman (72) {Oscar Nominee: Lead Actress1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 1943: Joe Pesci (68) [Pictured] {Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor2 Noms, 1 Win}

Died

  • 1933: Percy Heath (49) {Oscar Nominee: Adaptation1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 1964: Ary Barroso (60) {Oscar Nominee: Song1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 1976: Percy Faith (67) {Oscar Nominee: Musical Score1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 1985: Harry Perry (96) {Oscar Nominee: Cinematography1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 1992: Leon Clore (73) {Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 2004: Robert F. Colesberry (57) {Oscar Nominee: Picture1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 2009: Robert Anderson (91) {Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay2 Noms, 0 Wins}

Released

  • 1931: Cimarron (Wide Release) {Best Picture Winner, 1930/31}
  • 1933: She Done Him Wrong (Wide Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1932/33}

Ceremonies

  • 1947: The 19th Annual Academy Awards (Nominations Announcement)
    {for the films of 1946}
  • 1953: The 25th Annual Academy Awards (Nominations Announcement)
    {for the films of 1952}
  • 1994: The 66th Annual Academy Awards (Nominations Announcement)
    {for the films of 1993}
  • 1999: The 71st Annual Academy Awards (Nominations Announcement)
    {for the films of 1998}
RonaldColman This Day in Oscar History: February 9
PeggyWood This Day in Oscar History: February 9
JoePesci This Day in Oscar History: February 9
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Updated: February 6, 2011 — 11:30 am

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