This Day in Oscar History: February 6 (2021)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Nominations


Born

1894: Carroll Clark (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sci-Tech Award – Type II (Plaque)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1903: Louis Mesenkop (71 at death)

  {3 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1904: Sam Leavitt (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1926: Haskell Wexler (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1931: Rip Torn (88 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1932: Francois Truffaut (52 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Original Screenplay

1936: Kit West (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1949: Jim Sheridan (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay

1963: Debra Granik (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1976: Vince Guaraldi (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1986: Ray Moyer (87)

  {12 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

2009: James Whitmore (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2019: Rip Torn (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1943: Saludos Amigos (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1943 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Saludos Amigos”), Score of a Musical, Sound Recording

1946: The Spiral Staircase (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1946 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Ethel Barrymore)

1986: The Assault (35) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1986 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Foreign Language Film     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2009: Coraline (12) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2009 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature

2016: Jim: The James Foley Story (5) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2016 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“The Empty Chair”)

Oscar Nominations

1938: 10th Annual Academy Awards

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1937}

1942: 14th Annual Academy Awards

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1941}

1944: 16th Annual Academy Awards

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1943}

1985: 57th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1984}

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