This Day in Oscar History: January 24 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Nominations

Born

1886: Henry King (96 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1892: Gladys Lehman (101 at death)

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

1914: Frank R. McKelvy (66 at death)

  {7 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1914: Wilfred Shingleton (69 at death)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1917: Ernest Borgnine (95 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1922: Daniel Boulanger (92 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1930: Donald Stewart (69 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

1937: Ivan Jandl (50 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1953: Matthew Wilder (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1973: J. Carrol Naish (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1980: James Poe (58)

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

1983: George Cukor (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1992: Ken Darby (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score
     Oscar Nominee: Substantially Original Score, Musical Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score

1995: Edward Colman (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

Released

1940: The Grapes of Wrath (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Directing (John Ford), Supporting Actress (Jane Darwell)
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (John Ford), Actor (Henry Fonda), Supporting Actress (Jane Darwell), Screenplay, Editing, Sound Recording

1941: Ridin’ on a Rainbow (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1941 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Be Honest With Me”)

1948: The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 3 Wins @ 1948 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Directing (John Huston), Supporting Actor (Walter Huston), Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (John Huston), Supporting Actor (Walter Huston), Screenplay

Oscar Nominations

2017: 89th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 2016}

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