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This Day in Oscar History: October 9 (2012)

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.



Born

1888: Irving Cummings (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1890: Samuel Hoffenstein (56 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation, Screenplay, Scoring

1896: Robert Armbruster (97 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1902: Sheila O'Brien (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1902: Freddie A. Young (96 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography, Cinematography (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Color)

1907: Jacques Tati (75 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay

1918: Lila Kedrova (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1929: Donn Cambern (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1931: Mickey S. Michaels (67 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction

1940: John Lennon (40 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song Score

1964: Guillermo del Toro (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1962: Leland Fuller (63)

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

1972: Miriam Hopkins (69)

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

1979: Louis Diage (74)

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

1986: Harald Reinl (78)

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

1987: Clare Boothe Luce (84)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1992: Ben Maddow (83)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1995: Armin Ganz (47)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction

2001: Herbert Ross (74)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing

2002: Charles Guggenheim (78)

  {11 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Short, Live Action Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Live Action Short Film

Released

1935: A Midsummer Night's Dream [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (New York City Release -- National on 10.30.1935) {Best Picture Nominee, 1935}

1936: Libeled Lady [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (National Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1936}

1987: Hope and Glory [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (New York City Release -- Wide on 11.1.1987) {Best Picture Nominee, 1987}

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