This Day in Oscar History: July 3 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1906: George Sanders (65 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1908: Lewis J. Rachmil (75 at death)

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

1914: George Bruns (68 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Musical Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score

1921: Susan Peters (31 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1927: Ken Russell (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1937: David Shire (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1937: Tom Stoppard (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1962: Tom Cruise (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1972: Hal Walker (76)

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

1982: Jim Berkey (52)

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

1993: Joseph Wishy (59)

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

2001: Mordecai Richler (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2005: Charles Okun (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

2013: Frank Morriss (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

Released

1930: Holiday (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1930/31 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Ann Harding), Writing Adaptation

1962: Birdman of Alcatraz (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1962 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Burt Lancaster), Supporting Actor (Telly Savalas), Supporting Actress (Thelma Ritter), Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1963: The Great Escape (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1963 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1985: Back to the Future (35) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1985 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Effects Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Original Song (“The Power Of Love”), Sound, Sound Effects Editing

1991: Terminator 2: Judgment Day (29) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 4 Wins @ 1991 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Makeup, Sound, Sound Effects Editing, Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Editing, Cinematography, Makeup, Sound, Sound Effects Editing, Visual Effects

1996: Independence Day (24) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1996 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Sound, Visual Effects

2007: Transformers (13) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2007 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing, Visual Effects

2013: Despicable Me 2 (7) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2013 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature, Original Song (“Happy”)

2013: The Lone Ranger (7) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2013 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Makeup and Hairstyling, Visual Effects

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