This Day in Oscar History: July 16 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1901: Leon Shamroy (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {18 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1902: Andrew L. Stone (96 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1907: Barbara Stanwyck (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1911: Ginger Rogers (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1920: Marjorie Fowler (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1925: Stanley Shapiro (65 at death)

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

1929: Charles H. Joffe (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1930: Ezio Frigerio (90)

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

1956: Tony Kushner (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1905: Tess Slesinger (39 ) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1964: Alfred Junge (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1978: Howard Estabrook (94) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adaptation
     Oscar Nominee: Writing, Adaptation

1988: Milton Krasner (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1912: Robert MacDonald (76 )

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1997: William H. Reynolds (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

Released

1937: Wee Willie Winkie (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1937 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1937: Topper (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1937 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Roland Young), Sound Recording

1943: Hers to Hold (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1943 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Say A Pray’r For The Boys Over There”)

1945: Hitchhike to Happiness (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical

1948: Key Largo (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1948 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress (Claire Trevor)
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Claire Trevor)

1951: Bright Victory (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1951 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Arthur Kennedy), Sound Recording

1955: The Dam Busters (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1955 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1963: This Sporting Life (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1963 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Richard Harris), Actress (Rachel Roberts)

2004: Maria Full of Grace (16) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2004 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Catalina Sandino Moreno)

2004: I, Robot (16) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2004 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

2010: Inception (10) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 4 Wins @ 2010 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography, Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing, Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Original Screenplay, Original Score, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing, Visual Effects

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