This Day in Oscar History: October 2 (2012)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

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Born

1890: Groucho Marx (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]GrouchoMarx This Day in Oscar History: October 2 (2012)

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary

1904: Graham Greene (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]GrahamGreene This Day in Oscar History: October 2 (2012)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1919: Shirley Clarke (77 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]ShirleyClarke This Day in Oscar History: October 2 (2012)

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

1943: Eduardo Serra (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]EduardoSerra This Day in Oscar History: October 2 (2012)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1951: Sting  (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]Sting This Day in Oscar History: October 2 (2012)

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

1954: Lorraine Bracco (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]LorraineBracco This Day in Oscar History: October 2 (2012)

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

1966: Carlos Cuarón (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]CarlosCuaron This Day in Oscar History: October 2 (2012)

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

Died

1954: John Hughes (72)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Black-and-White), Art Direction (Color)

1956: George Bancroft (74)

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

1985: Rock Hudson (59)

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

1987: Russell Rouse (73)

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

1988: Lothar Wolff (79)

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

1990: Peter Herman Adler (90)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Musical Score

1998: Gene Autry (91)

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

Released

1929: Disraeli [Pictured (hover to see)]Disraeli This Day in Oscar History: October 2 (2012)

  (New York City Release — Wide on 11.1.1929) {Best Picture Nominee, 1929/30}

1937: The Awful Truth [Pictured (hover to see)]AwfulTruth This Day in Oscar History: October 2 (2012)

  (National Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1937}

1977: Julia [Pictured (hover to see)]Julia This Day in Oscar History: October 2 (2012)

  (New York City Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1977}

2009: A Serious Man [Pictured (hover to see)]SeriousMan This Day in Oscar History: October 2 (2012)

  (Limited Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 2009}

Updated: October 1, 2012 — 1:36 pm

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