This Day in Oscar History: February 9 (2021)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Ceremonies

Oscar Nominations


Born

1891: Ronald Colman (67 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1892: Peggy Wood (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1900: Robert De Grasse (70 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1901: Brian Donlevy (71 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1912: George Barrie (90 at death)

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

1939: Barry Mann (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1939: Janet Suzman (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1943: Joe Pesci (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1960: Todd Black (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

Died

1933: Percy Heath (49)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation

1964: Ary Barroso (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1976: Percy Faith (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1985: Harry Perry (96) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1992: Leon Clore (73)

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

2004: Robert F. Colesberry (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

2009: Robert Anderson (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2018: Jóhann Jóhannsson (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score

Released

1933: She Done Him Wrong (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1932/33 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Picture

1940: Pinocchio (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song (“When You Wish Upon A Star”), Original Score     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“When You Wish Upon A Star”), Original Score

1944: Lady in the Dark (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical, Cinematography (Color), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1979: Agatha (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1979 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1996: The Other Side of Sunday (25) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1996 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2007: Norbit (14) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2007 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Makeup

Oscar Ceremonies

2020: 92nd Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 2019}

Oscar Nominations

1947: 19th Annual Academy Awards

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1946}

1953: 25th Annual Academy Awards

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1952}

1994: 66th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1993}

1999: 71st Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1998}

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