This Day in Oscar History: July 1 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

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2010: Feed the Queue (10)

Born

1878: Waldemar Young (60 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1899: Charles Laughton (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1902: William Wyler (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {14 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Directing, Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing

1914: Michael Wilson (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay, Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay, Screenplay

1916: Olivia de Havilland (104) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress, Supporting Actress

1930: John C. Howard (52 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1931: Leslie Caron (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1934: Sydney Pollack (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing

1934: Claude Berri (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Live Action Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Live Action Short Film

1939: Karen Black (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1942: Andrae Crouch (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1942: Genevieve Bujold (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1952: Dan Aykroyd (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1954: Martin Childs (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1957: Lisa Blount (53 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1963: Jean-Xavier de Lestrade (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

1975: Sufjan Stevens (45) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1983: Charles G. Clarke (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: John A. Bonner Medal, Sci-Tech Award – Type III (Certificate)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1987: Jerry Livingston (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1996: Steve Tesich (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1997: Robert Mitchum (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1999: Edward Dmytryk (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1999: Sylvia Sidney (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2000: Walter Matthau (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Actor, Supporting Actor
     Academy Awards Host: 48th-Co, 55th-Co | 2 times

2004: Marlon Brando (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Actor, Supporting Actor

2004: Peter Barnes (73)

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

2008: Adele Palmer (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Color)

2009: Karl Malden (97) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor
     Academy President #27: 1989-92, 3 terms

Released

1940: The Sea Hawk (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Sound Recording, Special Effects

1959: Anatomy of a Murder (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1959 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (James Stewart), Supporting Actor (Arthur O’Connell, George C. Scott), Adapted Screenplay, Editing, Black-and-White Cinematography

1965: The Great Race (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 1965 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“The Sweetheart Tree”), Editing, Cinematography (Color), Sound, Sound Effects

1975: Half a House (45) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1976 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“A World That Never Was”)

1987: Innerspace (33) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1987 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1998: Armageddon (22) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1998 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing”), Sound, Sound Effects Editing, Visual Effects

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