December 9th Events

December 9th

12-09-2005   The film Brokeback Mountain is released in the U.S. The film attained awards for Best Picture and Best Director at the British Academy Film Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Golden Globe Awards, Producers Guild of America Awards, Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, and Independent Spirit Awards, among others. It also received nominations for eight Academy Awards, the most nominations at the 78th Academy Awards, where it won three—Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Original Score.

 

12-09-2013 Edie Windsor in the top 5 choices for Time Magazine‘s Person of the year. Pope Francis became person of the year. Edie Windsor placed third. Her case, the United States v. Windsor is the one in which the U.S. Supreme Court overturned DOMA (Defense of Marriage Act). She was represented by Attorney Roberta A.Kaplan.

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