This Day in Oscar History: February 10 (2021)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Nominations


Born

1883: George Leverett (85 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1888: Harry Beaumont (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1897: Judith Anderson (94 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1903: Lewis Allan (83 at death)

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

1904: John Farrow (58 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1909: Henri Alekan (92 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1913: Douglas Slocombe (103 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1914: Larry Adler (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1929: Jerry Goldsmith (75 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {18 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Original Score, Substantially Original Score, Non-Musical Score, Drama Score, Comedy/Musical Score

1941: Marc Norman (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Original Screenplay

1944: Peter Allen (48 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1958: Paul Massey (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1961: Alexander Payne (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1967: Laura Dern (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress, Supporting Actress

Died

1938: Richard A. Whiting (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1948: Stephen Avery (54)

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

1955: Sidney S. Brod (55)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Assistant Directing

1962: John Mescall (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1986: Brian Aherne (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1987: William Rose (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2005: Arthur Miller (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2008: Roy Scheider (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2014: Shirley Temple (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1929: Weary River (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1928/29 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Directing (Frank Lloyd)

1954: The Glenn Miller Story (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1954 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Recording     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay, Score of a Musical, Sound Recording

1971: When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1971 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Special Visual Effects

1977: The Late Show (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1977 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1982: Das Boot (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1982 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Directing (Wolfgang Petersen), Adapted Screenplay, Editing, Cinematography, Sound, Sound Effects Editing

Oscar Nominations

1941: 13th Annual Academy Awards

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1940}

1949: 21st Annual Academy Awards

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1948}

1977: 49th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1976}

1998: 70th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1997}

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