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This Day in Oscar History: June 28

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.

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Born

1902: Richard Rodgers (77 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1909: Eric Ambler (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1919: Ruggero Maccari (69 at death)

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

1926: Mel Brooks (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1932: Noriyuki Morita (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1934: Fern Field (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1940: Richard Chew (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1946: Bruce Davison (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1948: Kathy Bates (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1948: J. Michael Riva (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1961: Andrzej Celinski (51)

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

Died

1970: Alma Macrorie (65)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1999: John Stears (64)

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1999: John Woolf (86)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Picture
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

Released

1956: The King and I [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (New York City Release -- National on 6.29.1956) {Best Picture Nominee, 1956}

1961: Fanny [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (National Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1961}

1978: Heaven Can Wait [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Wide Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1978}

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