This Day in Oscar History: July 17 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1898: Osmond Borradaile (100 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 0 Wins}

1899: James Cagney (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1905: William Gargan (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1909: James W. Sullivan (65 at death)

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

1910: Barbara O’Neil (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1914: Jack Le Vien (85 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

1920: Walker Stuart (86 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short Film

1928: Vince Guaraldi (47 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1932: Hal Riney (75 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short

1935: Diahann Carroll (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1935: Donald Sutherland (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1941: Ivan Sharrock (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1957: Alexander Petrov (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1968: Christian M. Taylor (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short Film

Died

2019: Diahann Carroll (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

2018: Yvonne Blake (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

2018: David Stevens (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1976: Arthur Hornblow Jr. (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1997: Gene Warren (80)

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

2002: Harry Gerstad (93) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2005: Geraldine Fitzgerald (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2005: Gavin Lambert (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2013: Vincenzo Cerami (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1943: Victory through Air Power (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1943 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Dramatic or Comedy Score

1946: Canyon Passage (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1946 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Ole Buttermilk Sky”)

1946: Centennial Summer (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1946 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“All Through The Day”), Score of a Musical

1952: Carrie (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1952 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1956: High Society (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1956 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“True Love”), Score of a Musical

1957: A Hatful of Rain (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1957 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Anthony Franciosa)

1959: North by Northwest (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1959 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story and Screenplay, Editing, Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1968: For Love of Ivy (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1968 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“For Love Of Ivy”)

1981: Arthur (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1981 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor (John Gielgud), Original Song (“Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)”)
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Dudley Moore), Supporting Actor (John Gielgud), Original Screenplay, Original Song (“Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)”)

1981: Endless Love (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1981 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Endless Love”)

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

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1987 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Effects Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing, Sound, Sound Effects Editing

1998: The Mask of Zorro (22) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1998 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound, Sound Effects Editing

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