This Day in Oscar History: February 14 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Nominations

Born

1894: Jack Benny (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  { Noms, Wins}
     Academy Awards Host: 16th | 2 times

1896: Werner Heyman (65 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1903: Stuart Erwin (64 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1905: Thelma Ritter (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress
     Academy Awards Host: 27th-Co | 1 time

1907: Ray Bomba (79 at death)

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

1912: Jack Brooks (59 at death)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1918: William L. Snyder (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1935: Arnold Kopelson (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1944: Alan Parker (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1957: Michael Williams (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1960: Meg Tilly (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1963: John R. Dilworth (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

Died

1954: Larry Russell (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Drama Score
     Oscar Nominee: Drama Score

1970: Harry Stradling (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {14 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1970: Arthur Edeson (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1987: George Tibbles (73)

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

1988: Frederick Loewe (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1993: Eleazar Lipsky (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1995: Michael V. Gazzo (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2004: Elois Jenssen (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design, Costume Design (Color)

2007: Ryan Larkin (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

2012: Dory Previn (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

Released

1957: Mother India (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1957 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1963: Federico Fellini’s 8-1/2 (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1963 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Black-and-White), Foreign Language Film
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Federico Fellini), Original Story and Screenplay, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Black-and-White), Foreign Language Film

1973: Save the Tiger (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1973 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (Jack Lemmon)
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Jack Lemmon), Supporting Actor (Jack Gilford), Original Story and Screenplay

2005: Paradise Now (15) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2005 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

Oscar Nominations

1989: 61st Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1988}

1990: 62nd Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1989}

1995: 67th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1994}

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