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Academy Award for Best Picture (1960s) facts for kids

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The Academy Award for Best Picture is one of the Academy Awards. Also called Oscars, the Academy Awards are given to people working in the movie industry by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).

In the list below, the winner of the award for each year from 1960 to 1969 is shown first, followed by the other nominees.

  • 1960 The Apartment – Mirisch, United Artists – Billy Wilder
    • The Alamo – Batjac, United Artists – John Wayne
    • Elmer Gantry – Lancaster-Brooks, United Artists – Bernard Smith
    • Sons and Lovers – Wald, 20th Century-Fox – Jerry Wald
    • The Sundowners – Warner Bros. – Fred Zinnemann
  • 1961 West Side Story – Mirisch-B&P Enterprises, United Artists – Robert Wise
    • Fanny – Mannsfield, Warner Bros. – Joshue Logan
    • The Guns of Navarone – Foreman, Columbia – Carl Foreman
    • The Hustler – Rossen, 20th Century-Fox – Robert Rossen
    • Judgment at Nuremberg – Kramer, United Artists – Stanley Kramer
  • 1962 Lawrence of Arabia – Horizon-Spiegel-Lean, Columbia – Sam Spiegel
    • The Longest Day – Zanuck, 20th Century-Fox – Darryl F. Zanuck
    • The Music Man – Warner Bros. – Morton DaCosta
    • Mutiny on the Bounty – Arcola, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer – Aaron Rosenberg
    • To Kill a Mockingbird – Pakula, Mulligan, Brentwood, U-I – Alan J. Pakula
  • 1963 Tom Jones – Woodfall, United Artists-Lopert (British) – Tony Richardson
    • America, America – Athena, Warner Bros. – Elia Kazan
    • Cleopatra – Wanger, 20th Century-Fox – Walter Wanger
    • How the West Was Won – Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Cinerama – Bernard Smith
    • Lilies of the Field – Rainbow, United Artists – Ralph Nelson
  • 1964 My Fair Lady – Warner Bros. – Jack L. Warner
  • 1965 The Sound of Music – Argyle, 20th Century-Fox – Robert Wise
    • Darling – Anglo-Amalgamated, Embassy (British) – Joseph Janni
    • Doctor Zhivago – Ponti, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer – Carlo Ponti
    • Ship of Fools – Kramer, Columbia – Stanley Kramer
    • A Thousand Clowns – Harrell, United Artists – Fred Coe
  • 1966 A Man for All Seasons – Highland, Columbia – Fred Zinnemann
  • 1967 In the Heat of the Night – Mirisch, United Artists – Walter Mirisch
  • 1968 Oliver! – Romulus, Columbia – John Woolf
    • Funny Girl – Rastar, Columbia – Ray Stark
    • The Lion in Winter – Hawarth, Avco Embassy – Martin Poll
    • Rachel, Rachel – Kayos, Warner Bros. – Paul Newman
    • Romeo and Juliet – B.H.E.-Verona-De Laurentis, Paramount – Anthony Havelock-Allan, John Brabourne
  • 1969 Midnight Cowboy – Hellman-Schlesinger, United Artists – Jerome Hellman
    • Anne of the Thousand Days – Wallis, Universal – Hal B. Wallis
    • Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid – Hill-Monash, 20th Century-Fox – John Foreman
    • Hello, Dolly! – Chenault, 20th Century-Fox – Ernest Lehman
    • Z – Reggane Movies-O.N.C.I.C., Cinema V (Algerian) – Jacques Perrin, Ahmed Rachedi
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