This Day in Oscar History: July 5 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1901: Harry Wild (59 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1912: Mack David (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1918: Moss Mabry (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design, Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)

1928: Robert L. Wolfe (52 at death)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1936: Shirley Knight (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1943: Robbie Robertson (77)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1945: Michael Blake (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1950: Huey Lewis (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1953: Geraldine Peroni (51 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1959: Pablo Helman (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

Died

1966: John P. Fulton (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1969: Leo McCarey (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Directing, Original Story
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Original Story, Motion Picture Story, Original Song

1973: Harry Oliver (85)

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

1991: Mildred Dunnock (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2001: A. D. Flowers (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects, Sci-Tech Award – Type III (Certificate)
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

2002: Paul Claudon (82)

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

2002: Katy Jurado (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2014: Noel Black (77)

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

Released

1940: All This, and Heaven Too (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Supporting Actress (Barbara O’Neil), Black-and-White Cinematography

1956: Somebody Up There Likes Me (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1956 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Editing, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1972: Napoleon and Samantha (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1972 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Dramatic Score

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