This Day in Oscar History: February 22 (2021)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Ceremonies

Oscar Nominations


Born

1900: Luis Bunuel (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay

1901: Charles Newman (76 at death)

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

1908: John Mills (97 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1917: A. D. Flowers (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects, Sci-Tech Award – Type III (Certificate)
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1917: Jocelyn Herbert (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1933: Nicholas Pileggi (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1940: Julian Chagrin (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short Film

1944: Jonathan Demme (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1950: Julie Walters (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1957: Sharen Davis (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1983: JR (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

Died

1959: J. Theodore Reed (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Academy President #5: 1933-34, 1 term

1970: Edward Selzer (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {11 Noms, 5 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Short, Animated Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short, Animated Short Film

1973: Katina Paxinou (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1978: Ernest Palmer (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Color)

1982: John Carter (74)

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

2002: Chuck Jones (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Short Film, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

2003: Daniel Taradash (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay
     Academy President #20: 1970-73, 3 terms

2016: Douglas Slocombe (103) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

Released

1934: It Happened One Night (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 5 Wins @ 1934 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Frank Capra), Actor (Clark Gable), Actress (Claudette Colbert), Adaptation     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Frank Capra), Actor (Clark Gable), Actress (Claudette Colbert), Adaptation

1935: Folies Bergere (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1935 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Dance Direction (“Straw Hat”)     Oscar Nominee: Dance Direction (“Straw Hat”)

1935: All the King’s Horses (86)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1935 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Dance Direction (“Viennese Waltz”)

1940: Abe Lincoln in Illinois (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actor (Raymond Massey), Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1952: Five Fingers (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1952 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Directing (Joseph L. Mankiewicz), Screenplay

1973: Turkish Delight (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1973 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2019: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Animated Feature

Oscar Ceremonies

2009: 81st Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 2008}

2015: 87th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 2014}

Oscar Nominations

1960: 32nd Annual Academy Awards

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1959}

1972: 44th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1971}

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