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This Day in Oscar History: September 21 (2012)

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.




Born

1886: Robert Hopkins (80 at death)

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

1901: William Snyder (82 at death)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1903: Harold E. Stine (74 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1912: Chuck Jones (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Short Film, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1933: Judy Moorcroft (58 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1944: Caleb Deschanel (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1944: Fannie Flagg (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1945: Tariq Anwar (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1950: Bill Murray (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1957: Ethan Coen (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {13 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay, Editing

1964: Jorge Drexler (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1947: Harry Carey (69)

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

1968: Jay Dratler (57)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1974: Walter Brennan (80)

  {4 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1988: Henry Koster (83)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1994: Arthur B. Krim (84)

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

2000: R. Wright Campbell (73)

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

Released

1933: The Private Life of Henry VIII [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Wide Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1932/33}

1934: The Barretts of Wimpole Street [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (National Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1934}

1975: Dog Day Afternoon [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Wide Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1975}

1984: Places in the Heart [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Wide Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1984}

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