This Day in Oscar History: February 11 (2013)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.


Ceremonies

1940: 12th Annual Academy Awards

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1939}

1952: 24th Annual Academy Awards

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1951}

1982: 54th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1981}

1987: 59th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1986}

1997: 69th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1996}

2003: 75th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 2002}

Born

1908: Philip Dunne (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay, Screenplay

1909: Joseph L. Mankiewicz (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Directing, Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Adaptation, Screenplay, Story and Screenplay

1916: Walter Newman (77 at death)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay, Story and Screenplay

1917: Giuseppe De Santis (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1917: Sidney Sheldon (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1925: Kim Stanley (76 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1928: Louis Garfinkle (77 at death)

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

1936: Burt Reynolds (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1939: Gerry Goffin (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1941: Sergio Mendes (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1945: Al Dubin (53)

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

1976: Lee J. Cobb (64)

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

1985: Henry Hathaway (86)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1985: George James Hopkins (88)

  {13 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction (Black-and-White), Art Direction (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction (Black-and-White), Art Direction (Color)

1985: Heinz Roemheld (83)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score
     Oscar Nominee: Musical Score

1989: T. E.B. Clarke (81)

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Story and Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay, Story and Screenplay

1989: Roland Gross (80)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1992: Robert Russell (80)

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

2000: Bernadino Zapponi (73)

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

2001: Sy Gomberg (82)

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

2004: Robert E. Thompson (79)

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

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