This Day in Oscar History: July 28 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1914: Carmen Dragon (69 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score
     Oscar Nominee: Musical Score

1916: David Brown (93 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1927: Pasquale Festa Campanile (58 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1937: Francis Veber (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1938: Robert Hughes (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

1949: Randall Wallace (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1934: Marie Dressler (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1955: Herbert Norsch (46)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1969: Frank Loesser (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1979: Wolfgang Reinhardt (70)

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

1979: George Seaton (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Screenplay, Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Adapted Screenplay, Screenplay
     Academy President #13: 1955-58, 3 terms

1986: John Alcott (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2013: Eileen Brennan (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1954: Susan Slept Here (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1954 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Hold My Hand”), Sound Recording

1954: On the Waterfront (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {12 Noms, 8 Wins @ 1954 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Elia Kazan), Actor (Marlon Brando), Supporting Actress (Eva Marie Saint), Story and Screenplay, Editing, Black-and-White Cinematography, Black-and-White Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Elia Kazan), Actor (Marlon Brando), Supporting Actor (Lee J. Cobb, Karl Malden, Rod Steiger), Supporting Actress (Eva Marie Saint), Story and Screenplay, Drama/Comedy Score, Editing, Black-and-White Cinematography, Black-and White Art Direction/Production Design

1978: Hooper (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1978 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound

1982: An Officer and a Gentleman (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1982 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor (Louis Gossett, Jr.), Original Song (“Up Where We Belong”)
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Debra Winger), Supporting Actor (Louis Gossett, Jr.), Original Screenplay, Original Song (“Up Where We Belong”), Original Score, Editing

1995: Waterworld (25) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1995 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound

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