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This Day in Oscar History: July 7

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.

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Born

1898: Edward Curtiss (72 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1899: George Cukor (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1901: John S. Toldy (57 at death)

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

1902: Vittorio De Sica (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1911: Gian-Carlo Menotti (95 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1940: Ringo Starr (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1962: Akiva Goldsman (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

1976: Bérénice Bejo (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1978: Patrik Eklund (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1947: Sidney Wagner (46)

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

1967: Vivien Leigh (53)

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Lead Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actress

1970: Hein Heckroth (69)

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Color), Costume Design (Color)

1971: Ub Iwerks (70)

  {1 Nom, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Sci-Tech Award - Type I (Statuette), Sci-Tech Award - Type III (Certificate)
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1974: Leon Shamroy (72)

  {18 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1980: Dore Schary (74)

  {6 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Story
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story, Screenplay, Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Two-Reel Short Film

1984: Flora Robson (82)

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

1986: Frederick Kohner (80)

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

2005: Jocelyn Rickards (80)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White)

Released

1960: Elmer Gantry [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (National Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1960}

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