This Day in Oscar History: January 25 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Nominations

Born

1901: Mildred Dunnock (90 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1905: Edward Colman (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1919: Norman Newell (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1945: Slawomir Idziak (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1952: Whit Stillman (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1938: William Slavens McNutt (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story, Screenplay

1959: William Flannery (60)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1971: Isobel Lennart (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1985: Paul J. Smith (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Scoring, Drama/Comedy Score, Musical Score

1990: Ava Gardner (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

2000: Tom Pedigo (59)

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

2006: Moss Mabry (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design, Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)

2013: Lloyd Phillips (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Live Action Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short Film

2017: Mary Tyler Moore (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

2017: John Hurt (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2018: John Morris (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1946: Kitty (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1946 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1970: M*A*S*H (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 1970 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Robert Altman), Supporting Actress (Sally Kellerman), Adapted Screenplay, Editing

Oscar Nominations

2005: 77th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 2004}

2011: 83rd Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 2010}

2012: 84th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 2011}

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