This Day in Oscar History: July 29 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1876: Maria Ouspenskaya (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1892: William Powell (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1896: William Cameron Menzies (60 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1905: Francis Lyon (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1906: Darrell Ware (37 at death)

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

1916: Budd Boetticher (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1924: Jocelyn Rickards (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1934: Ray Aghayan (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1936: Jerry Greenberg (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1951: Dean Pitchford (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1953: Ken Burns (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1955: David Stevens (52 at death)

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

Died

1941: James Stephenson (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1979: Norma Koch (81)

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design, Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1979: Phil Boutelje (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring, Drama/Comedy Score

1983: Luis Buñuel (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1983: David Niven (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Actor
     Academy Awards Host: 30th-Co, 31st-Co, 46th-Co | 3 times

1983: Raymond Massey (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1997: Sinsaku Himeda (80)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1998: Jerome Robbins (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Directing, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

2000: Laurence E. Mascott (79)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

Released

1936: Anthony Adverse (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 4 Wins @ 1936 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress (Gale Sondergaard), Scoring, Editing, Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Supporting Actress (Gale Sondergaard), Assistant Directing, Scoring, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design

1952: Affair in Trinidad (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1952 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1954: Broken Lance (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1954 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Motion Picture Story
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Katy Jurado), Motion Picture Story

1964: One Potato, Two Potato (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1964 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story and Screenplay

1965: Ship of Fools (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1965 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Black-and-White Cinematography, Black-and-White Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Oskar Werner), Actress (Simone Signoret), Supporting Actor (Michael Dunn), Adapted Screenplay, Black-and-White Cinematography, Black-and-White Art Direction/Production Design, Black-and-White Costume Design

1994: The Mask (25) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1994 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

2016: Captain Fantastic (3) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2016 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Viggo Mortensen)

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