This Day in Oscar History: February 24 (2016)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born


Died

Ceremonies


Born

1890: Marjorie Main (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1890: Fred Sersen (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1895: Nat W. Finston (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring

1897: Louis R. Loeffler (75 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1917: Ed Graves (62 at death)

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

1923: Fred Steiner (88 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1927: Emmanuelle Riva (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1932: Michel Legrand (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {13 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song, Drama Score, Original Song or Adaptation Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Substantially Original Score, Non-Musical Score, Drama Score, Original Song or Adaptation Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score, Musical Score

1943: George Harrison (58 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1945: Mikael Salomon (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Visual Effects

1946: Michael Radford (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1947: Edward James Jolmos (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1947: Gary Jones (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1953: Frederick Zollo (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1964: Todd Field (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Adapted Screenplay

Died

1961: Harry Wild (59)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1967: Franz Waxman (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {12 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Drama/Comedy Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Scoring, Drama Score, Drama/Comedy Score, Substantially Original Score

1970: Conrad Nagel (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Academy President #4: 1931-33, 1 term; Academy Awards Host: 3rd, 5th-Co, 25th-Co | 3 times

1985: Hal C. Kern (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1985: Joseph Wright (92)

  {12 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction (Black-and-White), Art Direction (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Black-and-White), Art Direction (Color)

2003: Walter Scharf (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Drama Score, Drama/Comedy Score, Musical Score, Original Song or Adaptation Score

Ceremonies

2008: 80th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 2007}

2013: 85th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 2012}

1964: 36th Annual Academy Awards

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1963}

1969: 41st Annual Academy Awards

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1968}

1975: 47th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1974}

1980: 52nd Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1979}

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