This Day in Oscar History: August 25 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1880: Robert Stolz (94 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1894: Talbot Jennings (90 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1898: Van Nest Polglase (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1905: Valentine Davies (55 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Motion Picture Story
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay, Motion Picture Story, Documentary Short
     Academy President #16: 1960-61, 2 terms (died in office)

1905: Jack Otterson (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1908: Ray Heindorf (71 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {18 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Musical Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score

1918: Leonard Bernstein (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Drama/Comedy Score

1930: Sean Connery (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1934: John Stears (64 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1935: John M. Dwyer (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction

1936: Hugh Hudson (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1941: Marshall Brickman (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1947: T. S. Cook (65 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1954: Elvis Costello (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1958: Tim Burton (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Feature

Died

1960: Ray Ashley (49)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1967: Paul Muni (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1968: Maurice Ransford (72)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1991: Niven Busch (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1992: George R. Nelson (65)

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

2000: Jack Nitzsche (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Original Score

2001: John Chambers (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary

2004: Don Ashton (85)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

Released

1945: The Southerner (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Jean Renoir), Dramatic or Comedy Score, Sound Recording

1945: Love Letters (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Jennifer Jones), Original Song (“Love Letters”), Dramatic or Comedy Score, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1949: Madame Bovary (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1949 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1965: Morituri (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1965 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Black-and-White)

2017: The Square (2) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2017 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

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