This Day in Oscar History: August 3 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1883: Louis Gruenberg (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1895: Leslie I. Carey (88 at death)

  {6 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1896: Maurice Ransford (72 at death)

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

1903: Boris Vermont (52 at death)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: One-Reel Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: One-Reel Short Film

1906: Robert Emmett Dolan (66 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1906: Alexander Trauner (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1923: Jean Hagen (54 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1924: Jean Gruault (90 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

2018: Ronnie Taylor (93) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1953: Harry Jackson (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1953: Walter Oberst (55)

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

1956: Harry Chandlee (73)

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

1972: Ellsworth Hoagland (80)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1977: Alfred Lunt (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1983: Carolyn Jones (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2004: Geraldine Peroni (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

Released

1939: Four Feathers (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1939 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1945: Lady on a Train (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Recording

1955: To Catch a Thief (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1955 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color), Art Direction/Production Design (Color), Costume Design (Color)

1965: Darling (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 3 Wins @ 1965 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Julie Christie), Story and Screenplay, Black-and-White Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (John Schlesinger), Actress (Julie Christie), Story and Screenplay, Black-and-White Costume Design

1967: Beach Red (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1967 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1990: Metropolitan (30) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1990 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1992: Unforgiven (28) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 4 Wins @ 1992 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Clint Eastwood), Supporting Actor (Gene Hackman), Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Clint Eastwood), Actor (Clint Eastwood), Supporting Actor (Gene Hackman), Original Screenplay, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound

1994: Eat Drink Man Woman (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1994 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1994: Clear and Present Danger (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1994 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound, Sound Effects Editing

2007: The Bourne Ultimatum (13) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 3 Wins @ 2007 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Editing, Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing, Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing

2018: Christopher Robin (2) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2018 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

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