This Day in Oscar History: November 23

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

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Born

1913: Samuel E. Beetley (74 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1925: Johnny Mandel (86) [Pictured]

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

1928: Pierre Etaix (83) [Pictured]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Live Action Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short Film

1934: Robert Towne (77) [Pictured]

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

1939: Barry Spikings (72)

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

1944: James Toback (67) [Pictured]

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

Died

1973: Sessue Hayakawa (84)

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

1979: Merle Oberon (68)

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

1994: Irwin Kostal (83)

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song or Adaptation Score, Musical Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score

1995: Louis Malle (63)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Original Screenplay

2006: Betty Comden (91)

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

Released

1929: Hollywood Revue

  (Wide Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1928/29}

1935: The Story of Louis Pasteur

  (Premiere) {Best Picture Nominee, 1936}

1940: The Letter

  (National Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1940}

1983: Terms of Endearment

  (Limited Release) {Best Picture Winner, 1983}

2001: In the Bedroom

  (NY/LA Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 2001}

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