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.
Every Dress Worn by Best Actress Oscar Winners, 1929-2013
Meryl Streep Best Actress Oscar winner for her performance in the film "The Iron Lady". Three time Oscar winner, two for Best Actress 1982 and and one Best Supporting Actress in 1979 for her work in "Kramer vs Kramer".