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This Day in Oscar History: October 7 (2012)

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.



Born

1889: Max Ree (63 at death)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction

1889: Robert Z. Leonard (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1895: René Hubert (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)

1897: Myles Connolly (66 at death)

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

1899: Harry Marker (91 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1901: Ralph Rainger (41 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1907: Jerome Thoms (70 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1938: Marin Karmitz (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1949: Lawrence Lasker (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Original Screenplay

1949: Gabriel Yared (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Drama Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Drama Score

1952: Mary Badham (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1966: Marco Beltrami (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score

Died

1994: James Hill (75)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Short
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short, Live Action Short Film

2010: Gail Dolgin (65)

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

Released

1971: The French Connection [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (NY/LA Release -- National on 10.9.1971) {Best Picture Winner, 1971}

2005: Good Night, and Good Luck. [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Limited Release -- Wide on 10.14.2005) {Best Picture Nominee, 2005}

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