This Day in Oscar History: August 24 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1892: Elmer Dyer (77 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1897: Fred Rose (57 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1897: Boris Kaufman (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1926: Dale Hennesy (54 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1945: Ronee Blakley (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress

1947: Anne Archer (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress

1951: Jeffrey Friedman (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short

1964: Robert Pulcini (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

1965: Marlee Matlin (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1972: Ava DuVernay (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

Died

1896: Edward Paul (87 )

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Drama/Comedy Score

1985: Morris Ryskind (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1988: Leonard Frey (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1996: Jean Aurel (70)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

2011: Jack Hayes (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score

2013: Julie Harris (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

2014: Richard Attenborough (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing

Released

1934: The Affairs of Cellini (85)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1934 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Frank Morgan), Cinematography, Sound Recording

1937: Dead End (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1937 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Supporting Actress (Claire Trevor), Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design

1946: Brief Encounter (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1946 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (David Lean), Actress (Celia Johnson), Screenplay

1948: That Lady in Ermine (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1948 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“This Is The Moment”)

1950: The Toast of New Orleans (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1950 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Be My Love”)

1954: The Egyptian (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1954 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1966: Fantastic Voyage (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1966 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Color), Special Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Editing, Cinematography (Color), Art Direction/Production Design (Color), Sound Effects, Special Visual Effects

1966: Alfie (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1966 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Michael Caine), Supporting Actress (Vivien Merchant), Adapted Screenplay, Song (“Alfie”)

1994: Blue Sky (25) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1994 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Jessica Lange)
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Jessica Lange)

2012: Kon-Tiki (7) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2012 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

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