This Day in Oscar History: December 19 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1899: George Dutton (77 at death)

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing, Special Effects

1902: Ralph Richardson (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1925: Robert B. Sherman (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song, Substantially Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Substantially Original Score, Original Song or Adaptation Score

1933: Cicely Tyson (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1945: Jack Fisk (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1952: Walter Murphy (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1955: Richard Snell (50 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Makeup

1961: Graham King (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Picture
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1980: Jake Gyllenhaal (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1957: John Van Druten (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1963: Guy Trosper (52)

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

1979: Nat W. Finston (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring

1984: Edward Carrere (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1984: Michel Magne (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation or Treatment Score

1996: Marcello Mastroianni (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

2003: Hope Lange (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2018: Norman Gimbel (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1961: The Children’s Hour (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1961 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Fay Bainter), Cinematography (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Black-and-White), Sound

1961: Judgment at Nuremberg (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {11 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1961 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (Maximilian Schell), Adapted Screenplay     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Stanley Kramer), Actor (Maximilian Schell, Spencer Tracy), Supporting Actor (Montgomery Clift), Supporting Actress (Judy Garland), Adapted Screenplay, Editing, Black-and-White Cinematography, Black-and-White Art Direction/Production Design, Black-and-White Costume Design

1962: Taras Bulba (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1962 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Substantially Original Score

1964: Marriage Italian Style (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1964 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: 1964: Actress (Sophia Loren); 1965: Foreign Language Film

1967: Doctor Dolittle (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1967 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song (“Talk to the Animals”), Special Visual Effects     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Original Song (“Talk to the Animals”), Original Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound, Special Visual Effects

1971: A Clockwork Orange (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1971 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Stanley Kubrick), Adapted Screenplay, Editing

1973: The Day of the Dolphin (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1973 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Dramatic Score, Sound

1975: Hedda (45) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1975 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actress (Glenda Jackson)

1980: Inside Moves (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1980 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Diana Scarwid)

1980: The Formula (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1980 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1980: Nine to Five (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1980 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Nine To Five”)

1980: Tribute (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1980 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actor (Jack Lemmon)

1983: Reuben, Reuben (37) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1983 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actor (Tom Conti), Adapted Screenplay

1984: The River (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1984 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Effects Editing     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Sissy Spacek), Original Score, Cinematography, Sound, Sound Effects Editing

1986: Platoon (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 4 Wins @ 1986 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Oliver Stone), Editing, Sound     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Oliver Stone), Supporting Actor (Tom Berenger, Willem Dafoe), Original Screenplay, Editing, Cinematography, Sound

1986: Little Shop of Horrors (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1986 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Mean Green Mother From Outer Space”), Visual Effects

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

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1990 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

1996: Beyond Silence (24) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2001: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (19) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {13 Noms, 4 Wins @ 2001 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score, Cinematography, Makeup, Visual Effects     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Peter Jackson), Supporting Actor (Ian McKellen), Adapted Screenplay, Original Song (“May It Be”), Original Score, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design, Makeup, Sound, Visual Effects

2002: Hero (18) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2002 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2003: House of Sand and Fog (17) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2003 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actor (Ben Kingsley), Supporting Actress (Shohreh Aghdashloo), Original Score

2012: Zero Dark Thirty (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 2012 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Effects/Editing     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actress (Jessica Chastain), Original Screenplay, Editing, Sound Effects/Editing

2014: Mr. Turner (6) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2014 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

2014: Song of the Sea (6) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2014 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature

2018: Mary Poppins Returns (2) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2018 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“The Place Where the Lost Things Go”), Original Score, Production Design, Costume Design

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