This Day in Oscar History: March 26 (2013)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.


Ceremonies

1958: 30th Annual Academy Awards

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1957}

1990: 62nd Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1989}

2000: 72nd Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1999}

Born

1880: Alfred Cohn (70 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation

1907: Leigh Harline (62 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song, Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Original Score, Scoring, Drama/Comedy Score, Musical Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score

1911: Tennessee Williams (71 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay, Screenplay

1924: Peter George (42 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1934: Alan Arkin (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actor, Supporting Actor

1940: James Caan (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1942: Ronald Bass (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1944: Diana Ross (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actress
     Academy Awards Host: 46th-Co | 1 times

1948: Armin Ganz (47 at death)

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

1950: Alan Silvestri (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1953: Scott D. Smith (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1962: Chris Bailey (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1964: Nick Vivian (49)

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

1970: Martin McDonagh (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Live Action Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Live Action Short Film

1985: Keira Knightley (28) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1954: Louis Silvers (64)

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Scoring
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Scoring

1959: Raymond Chandler (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Screenplay

1973: Noel Coward (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2001: Piotr Sobocinski (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

2004: Fred Karlin (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2004: Jan Sterling (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1943: The More the Merrier [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Premiere — Limited on 4.7.1943) {Best Picture Nominee, 1943}

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