This Day in Oscar History: February 1 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1893: David Boehm (69 at death)

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

1894: John Ford (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing

1901: Clark Gable (59 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1901: Benjamin Zemach (96 at death)

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

1904: S. J. Perelman (75 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

1908: George Pal (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1910: Michael Kanin (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1912: Clarence Slifer (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1928: Stuart Whitman (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1941: Arnold Shapiro (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

1946: Chris Clark (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1957: Alan Baumgarten (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1985: Karl Johan Schuster (35) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1947: Paul Huldchinsky (58)

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

1949: Herbert Stothart (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {12 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Scoring, Drama/Comedy Score, Musical Score

1950: Karl Hajos (61)

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

1962: Carey Wilson (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1966: Buster Keaton (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1967: Richard L. Breen (48)

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Story and Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay, Screenplay, Story and Screenplay

1983: John Tribby (79)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1991: Mauri Grashin (90)

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

1998: Jack Collis (75)

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

1999: Vernon Harris (93) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2007: Gian-Carlo Menotti (95) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Musical Score

2010: David Brown (93) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

2014: Maximilian Schell (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Actor, Supporting Actor

Released

1929: The Broadway Melody (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1928/29 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Harry Beaumont), Actress (Bessie Love)

1936: The Story of Louis Pasteur (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 3 Wins @ 1936 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (Paul Muni), Screenplay, Original Story
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Paul Muni), Screenplay, Original Story

1954: Hell and High Water (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1954 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1967: La Guerre Est Finie (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1967 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story and Screenplay

1980: My Brilliant Career (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2008: The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (12) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2007 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Julian Schnabel), Adapted Screenplay, Editing, Cinematography

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