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This Day in Oscar History: July 28 (2012)

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.



Born

1914: Carmen Dragon (69 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score
     Oscar Nominee: Musical Score

1916: David Brown (93 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1927: Pasquale Festa Campanile (58 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1937: Francis Veber (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1938: Robert Hughes (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

1949: Randall Wallace (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1934: Marie Dressler (65)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Lead Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actress

1955: Herbert Norsch (46)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1969: Frank Loesser (59)

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1979: Wolfgang Reinhardt (70)

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

1979: George Seaton (68)

  {5 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Screenplay, Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Adapted Screenplay, Screenplay
     Academy President #13: 1955-58, 3 terms

1986: John Alcott (55)

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

Released

1954: On the Waterfront [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (New York City Release -- LA on 8.6.1954) {Best Picture Winner, 1954}

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