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This Day in Oscar History: October 4 (2012)

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.



Born

1895: Buster Keaton (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1910: James R. Webb (63 at death)

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

1921: James Poe (58 at death)

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

1924: Charlton Heston (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Lead Actor, Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actor

1946: Susan Sarandon (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1956: Christoph Waltz (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1970: Geoffrey Fletcher (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1988: Zlatko Grgic (57)

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

1990: Roy Charman (60)

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1996: Stephen J. Friedman (59)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

2001: Al Ham (76)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation or Treatment Score

2002: Don Peters (81)

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

2003: William Cayton (85)

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

2005: Harold Leventhal (86)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

Released

1951: An American in Paris [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (New York City Release -- LA on 11.9.1951 / National on 11.11.1951) {Best Picture Winner, 1951}

1962: The Longest Day [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (National Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1962}

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