Why Famous: The Yearling (1946), Johnny Belinda (1948), The Blue Veil (1951) and Magnificent Obsession (1954).
- 1940-01-26 Actor Ronald Raegan (28) weds Academy Award-winning actress Jane Wyman (23) at the Wee Kirk o' the Heather church in Glendale, California
- 1945-11-29 "The Lost Weekend", based on Charles R. Jackson's novel, directed by Billy Wilder and starring Ray Milland and Jane Wyman premieres in Los Angeles (Academy Awards Best Picture 1946)
- 1949-03-16 6th Golden Globes: Johnny Belinda, Laurence Olivier, & Jane Wyman win
- 1949-03-24 21st Academy Awards: "Hamlet", Laurence Olivier & Jane Wyman win, Walter & John Huston become 1st father-and-son team to win awards
- 1952-02-21 9th Golden Globes: A Place in the Sun, Fredric March, & Jane Wyman win