This Day in Oscar History: March 12 (2018)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1910: Dale Butts (79 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Drama/Comedy Score

1911: Edmund H. North (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1911: Angelo Ross (78 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1917: Millard Kaufman (92 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay, Story and Screenplay

1925: Georges Delerue (67 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Non-Musical Score, Drama Score

1946: Liza Minnelli (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress
     Academy Awards Host: 55th-Co | 1 time

1946: Dean Cundey (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1947: Didier Flamand (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1949: Moctesuma Esparza (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1956: Lesley Manville (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1952: Devereux Jennings (67)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1954: Chester Franklin (63)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Two-Reel Short Film

1957: Josephine Hull (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress

1993: Michael Kanin (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

Released

1946: To Each His Own (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1946 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Olivia de Havilland)
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Olivia de Havilland), Original Motion Picture Story

1949: Mother Is a Freshman (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1949 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Color)

1954: Night People (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1954 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1958: Desire Under the Elms (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1958 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1960: Seven Thieves (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1960 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1974: The Godfather, Part II (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {11 Noms, 6 Wins @ 1974 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Francis Ford Coppola), Supporting Actor (Robert De Niro), Adapted Screenplay, Dramatic Score, Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Francis Ford Coppola), Actor (Al Pacino), Supporting Actor (Robert De Niro, Michael V. Gazzo, Lee Strasberg), Supporting Actress (Talie Shire), Adapted Screenplay, Dramatic Score, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

1992: Schtonk! (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1992 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2009: The Milk of Sorrow (9) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2009 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

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