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This Day in Oscar History: September 23 (2012)

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.



Born

1889: Stuart N. Lake (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1897: Walter Pidgeon (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1906: Walter MacEwen (79 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Two-Reel Short Film

1909: Robert F. Blumofe (93 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1920: Mickey Rooney (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actor, Supporting Actor

1925: Jean-Charles Tacchella (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1932: Richard Tyler (58 at death)

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1944: John Frazier (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1949: Bruce Springsteen (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1981: Dan George (82)

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

1987: Bob Fosse (60)

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

1989: Angelo Ross (78)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1997: Shirley Clarke (77)

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

1998: Robert Wells (75)

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

1999: Ivan Goff (89)

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

2003: Herb Gardner (68)

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

2006: Malcolm Arnold (84)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Scoring
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring

Released

1936: Dodsworth [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (National Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1936}

1969: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Limited Release -- NY on 9.24.1969 / National on 10.24.1969) {Best Picture Nominee, 1969}

1983: The Big Chill [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (New York City Release -- Wide on 9.28.1983) {Best Picture Nominee, 1983}

1994: The Shawshank Redemption [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Wide Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1994}

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