This Day in Oscar History: July 2 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

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Died

Released

Born

1898: George Folsey (90 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {13 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1905: James Edward Grant (60 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1910: Earl Robinson (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1911: Diego Fabbri (69 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1912: Harold Jacob Smith (58 at death)

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

1913: Les Goldman (69 at death)

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

1934: Tom Springfield (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1952: Johnny Colla (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1960: Terry Rossio (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1990: Margot Robbie (30) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

2018: Ron Satlof (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1970: William B. Murphy (62)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1977: William Ziegler (67)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1977: Vladimir Nabokov (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1981: Eddie Killey (78)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Assistant Directing

1984: Lenore Coffee (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1989: Franklin J. Schaffner (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1990: Al Roelofs (83)

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

1991: Lee Remick (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1997: James Stewart (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Actor, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Actor
     Academy Awards Host: 18th-Co, 30th-Co | 2 times

1999: Mario Puzo (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2005: Ernest Lehman (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay, Screenplay

2007: Hy Zaret (99) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2016: Michael Cimino (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Original Screenplay

Released

1944: The Hairy Ape (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Dramatic or Comedy Score

1997: Men in Black (23) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1997 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Makeup
     Oscar Nominee: Original Musical or Comedy Score, Art Direction/Production Design, Makeup

2004: Before Sunset (16) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2004 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

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