This Day in Oscar History: October 11 (2018)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1902: Everett Douglas (65 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1918: Jerome Robbins (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Directing, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1941: Charles Shyer (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1962: Joan Cusack (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress

Died

1985: Elwood Ullman (82)

  {0 Noms, 0 Wins}

1986: Boris Leven (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1988: Bonita Granville (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2000: Sam O’Steen (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

Released

1934: The Merry Widow (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1934 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1936: The Magnificent Brute (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1936 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1940: Down Argentine Way (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Down Argentina Way”), Cinematography (Color), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1944: Laura (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Otto Preminger), Supporting Actor (Clifton Webb), Screenplay, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1954: A Star Is Born (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1954 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (James Mason), Actress (Judy Garland), Original Song (“The Man That Got Away”), Score of a Musical, Art Direction/Production Design (Color), Costume Design (Color)

1956: Between Heaven and Hell (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1956 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Dramatic or Comedy Score

1966: Mister Buddwing (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1966 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1970: The Great White Hope (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1970 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (James Earl Jones), Actress (Jane Alexander)

1985: Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (33) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1985 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Makeup

1985: Sweet Dreams (33) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1985 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Jessica Lange)

1985: When Father Was Away on Business (33) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1985 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1996: The Ghost and the Darkness (22) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1996 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Effects Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Effects Editing

1996: Michael Collins (22) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1996 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Dramatic Score, Cinematography

2013: Captain Phillips (5) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2013 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Supporting Actor (Barkhad Abdi), Adapted Screenplay, Editing, Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing

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