This Day in Oscar History: July 19 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1883: Max Fleischer (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1915: Elliot Scott (78 at death)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1917: Lawrence B. Marcus (84 at death)

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

1925: Lee R. Bobker (74 at death)

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

1960: Atom Egoyan (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1968: Matthew Libatique (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematogrpahy

1969: Stuart Blumberg (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1976: Benedict Cumberbatch (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

Died

1971: Norman Reilly Raine (77)

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

1972: Sally Benson (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1986: Daniel L. Fapp (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2000: James B. Clark (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

2006: Jack Warden (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2014: James Garner (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

Released

1945: Anchors Aweigh (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Gene Kelly), Song (“I Fall in Love Too Easily”), Musical Score, Color Cinematography

1951: Show Boat (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1951 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical, Cinematography (Color)

1954: The Earrings of Madame de… (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1954 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1957: An Affair to Remember (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1957 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“An Affair To Remember”), Scoring, Cinematography, Costume Design

1996: Trainspotting (24) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1996 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

2019: The Lion King (1) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

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