This Day in Oscar History: July 26 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1856: George Bernard Shaw (94 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1892: Charles Boyle (75 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1894: Lesser Samuels (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay

1897: Paul Gallico (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1903: Joseph Than (82 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1910: Ernest Archer (80 at death)

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

1914: Ralph Blane (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1922: Jason Robards (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1922: Blake Edwards (88 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

1924: Michael Stringer (79 at death)

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

1925: John Foreman (67 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1928: Stanley Kubrick (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {13 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay, Visual Effects

1931: William Creber (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1944: Santo Loquasto (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

1945: Helen Mirren (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress, Supporting Actress

1949: Jeremy Thomas (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1959: Kevin Spacey (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1961: David Heyman (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1964: Sandra Bullock (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

Died

2019: William Creber (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1953: Clyde De Vinna (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1960: Cedric Gibbons (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {39 Noms, 11 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1972: Ralph S. Hurst (55)

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

1993: Daniel Fuchs (84)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Motion Picture Story
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story, Screenplay

2002: Buddy Baker (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Drama Score

2005: Alexander Golitzen (97) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1939: They Shall Have Music (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1939 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring

1940: Pride and Prejudice (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1944: Step Lively (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1951: Alice in Wonderland (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1951 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical

1972: Fat City (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1972 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Susan Tyrrell)

1985: Kiss of the Spider Woman (35) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1985 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (William Hurt)
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Hector Babenco), Actor (William Hurt), Adapted Screenplay

2006: Little Miss Sunshine (14) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins @ 2006 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor (Alan Arkin), Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Supporting Actor (Alan Arkin), Supporting Actress (Abigail Breslin), Original Screenplay

2019: Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (1) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Quentin Tarantino), Actor (Leonardo DiCaprio), Supporting Actor (Brad Pitt), Original Screenplay, Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing

2019: For Sama (1) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

2019: Honeyland (1) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: International Film, Documentary Feature

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