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This Day in Oscar History: July 2

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.



Born

1898: George Folsey (90 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {13 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1905: James Edward Grant (60 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1910: Earl Robinson (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1911: Diego Fabbri (69 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1912: Harold Jacob Smith (58 at death)

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

1913: Les Goldman (69 at death)

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

1934: Tom Springfield (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1952: Johnny Colla (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1960: Terry Rossio (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

Died

1970: William B. Murphy (62)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1977: Vladimir Nabokov (78)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

1977: William Ziegler (67)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1981: Eddie Killey (78)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Assistant Director

1984: Lenore Coffee (87)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1989: Franklin J. Schaffner (69)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1990: Al Roelofs (83)

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

1991: Lee Remick (55)

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

1997: James Stewart (89)

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Lead Actor, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actor

1999: Mario Puzo (78)

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

2005: Ernest Lehman (89)

  {6 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay, Screenplay

2007: Hy Zaret (99)

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

Released

1941: Sergeant York [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Premiere -- National on 9.27.1941) {Best Picture Nominee, 1941}

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