1940 - Vivien Leigh shows her Oscar for Best Actress in Gone with the Wind. The Academy Awards was held on February 1940 at The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles. Gone with the Wind received the most nominations with thirteen, winning ten of them.
Gone with the Wind is a 1939 Oscar-winning film by Victor Fleming, based on a novel by Margaret Mitchell, starring Vivien Leigh as a southern belle named Scarlet O'Hara and Clark Gable as Rhett Butler.
Vivien Leigh November 1913 – 8 July was a British stage and film actress. She won two Best Actress Academy Awards as Scarlett O'Hara in Gone with the Wind and Blanche DuBois in A Streetcar Named Desire