This Day in Oscar History: July 18 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1889: Georges Annenkov (84 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1891: Gene Lockhart (65 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1893: Richard Dix (56 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1893: M. K. Jerome (83 at death)

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

1903: Chill Wills (75 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1911: Hume Cronyn (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1934: Edward Bond (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1947: Richard Hymns (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Effects/Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Effects/Editing

1956: Bob Nelson (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1961: Elizabeth McGovern (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1993: Jean Negulesco (93) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1993: Hal Elias (93)

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

Released

1980: Honeysuckle Rose (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1980 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“On The Road Again”)

1986: Aliens (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1986 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Effects Editing, Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Sigourney Weaver), Original Score, Editing, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound, Sound Effects Editing, Visual Effects

1986: Pirates (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1986 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1997: Mrs. Brown (23) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Judi Dench), Makeup

2003: Dirty Pretty Things (17) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2003 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

2008: The Dark Knight (12) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 2 Wins @ 2008 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor (Heath Ledger), Sound Effects/Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Heath Ledger), Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Makeup, Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing, Visual Effects

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