This Day in Oscar History: June 9

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

  • 1891: Cole Porter (73 at death) {Oscar Nominee: Song4 Noms, 0 Wins} [Pictured]
  • 1902: Jack Cosgrove (62 at death) {Oscar Nominee: Special Effects5 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1916: Jim MacKay (86 at death) {Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 1922: George Axelrod (81 at death) {Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 1927: R. Wright Campbell (73 at death) {Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 1951: James Newton Howard (59) {Oscar Nominee: Song, Original Score,
    Comedy/Musical Score
    8 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1953: William Steinkamp (57) {Oscar Nominee: Editing3 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1963: Johnny Depp (47) {Oscar Nominee: Lead Actor3 Noms, 0 Wins} [Pictured]
  • 1981: Natalie Portman (29) {Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress1 Nom, 0 Wins} [Pictured]

Died

  • 1958: Robert Donat (53) {Oscar Winner: Lead Actor2 Noms, 1 Win}
  • 1964: Louis Gruenberg (80) {Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Drama Score, Drama/Comedy Score3 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1999: Andrew L. Stone (96) {Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay1 Nom, 0 Wins}
ColePorter This Day in Oscar History: June 9
JohnnyDepp This Day in Oscar History: June 9
NataliePortman This Day in Oscar History: June 9
Updated: June 9, 2010 — 8:37 am

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