This Day in Oscar History: January 15 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

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Born

Died

Released

Oscar Nominations

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2012: Polls: Best Of… (8)

Born

1890: Irving Ries (73 at death)

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

1905: Allie Wrubel (68 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1907: Marcello Pagliero (73 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay

1911: Cy Feuer (95 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Scoring, Drama Score, Musical Score

1931: Derek Meddings (64 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1935: Philip Rosenberg (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1937: Margaret O’Brien (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary

1971: Regina King (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

2019: Carol Channing (97) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1960: Hugh Prince (53)

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

1971: John Dall (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1974: Charles Rosher (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography, Cinematography (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Color)

1993: Sammy Cahn (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {26 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

2011: Susannah York (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1940: The Blue Bird (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color), Special Effects

1943: Shadow of a Doubt (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1943 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Motion Picture Story

1954: It Should Happen to You (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1954 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1960: The Gazebo (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1959 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White)

2016: 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi (4) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2016 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

Oscar Nominations

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

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 2014}

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