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This Day in Oscar History: September 18 (2012)

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.




Born

1905: Greta Garbo (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actress

1914: Jack Cardiff (94 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Color), Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Cinematography (Color)

1920: Jack Warden (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1922: Grayson Hall (62 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1960: Stephen Flaherty (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Comedy/Musical Score

1963: John Powell (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1949: Frank Morgan (59)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actor, Supporting Actor

1960: B. B. Kahane (68)

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Academy President #15: 1959-60, 2 terms (died in office)

1960: Owen Marks (61)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1964: Robert N. Lee (74)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation

1968: Franchot Tone (63)

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

1985: A. Earl Hedrick (89)

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

1992: Herbert Spencer (87)

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

1999: Harold F. Kress (86)

  {6 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

2011: Tom Daly (93)

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film

Released

1935: Broadway Melody of 1936 [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (New York City Release -- National on 9.20.1935) {Best Picture Nominee, 1935}

1958: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (New York City Release -- National on 9.20.1958) {Best Picture Nominee, 1958}

1968: Funny Girl [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (New York City Release -- National on 9.19.1968) {Best Picture Nominee, 1968}

1990: GoodFellas [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (New York City Release -- Wide on 9.19.1990) {Best Picture Nominee, 1990}

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