This Day in Oscar History: June 18

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

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Born

1887: J. Theodore Reed (71 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]This Day in Oscar History: June 18

  {0 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Academy President #5: 1933-34, 1 term

1891: Con Conrad (47 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]This Day in Oscar History: June 18

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

1902: Louis Alter (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]This Day in Oscar History: June 18

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1904: George Sawley (62 at death)

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

1913: Sammy Cahn (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]This Day in Oscar History: June 18

  {26 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1942: Paul McCartney (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]This Day in Oscar History: June 18

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

1952: Carol Kane (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]This Day in Oscar History: June 18

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

1962: Craig Berkey (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]This Day in Oscar History: June 18

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Sound Editing

Died

1959: Ethel Barrymore (79)

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress

1971: Thomas Gomez (65)

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

1992: Peter Allen (48)

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

1997: Benjamin Zemach (96)

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

1998: Edward Eliscu (96)

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

2003: Anne Belle (68)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

Released

1959: The Nun’s Story [Pictured (hover to see)]This Day in Oscar History: June 18

  (New York City Release — National on 7.18.1959) {Best Picture Nominee, 1959}

Updated: June 8, 2012 — 7:37 am

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