This Day in Oscar History: July 8 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1895: Arthur Miller (75 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1900: Paul Weatherwax (60 at death)

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1930: John Calley (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1943: David Berry (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1951: Anjelica Huston (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1961: Wally Pfister (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1983: Petra Costa (37) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1952: Gordon Hollingshead (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {23 Noms, 7 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Assistant Directing, Documentary Short, One-Reel Short Film, Two-Reel Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Assistant Directing, Documentary Short, One-Reel Short Film, Two-Reel Short Film

1964: Max Parker (81)

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

1974: Margaret Furse (63)

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

1998: Dusan Vukotic (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2002: Ward Kimball (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short, Animated Short Film

2003: Marjorie Fowler (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

2010: David Blewitt (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

2012: Ernest Borgnine (95) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1953: The Moon Is Blue (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1953 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Maggie McNamara), Original Song (“The Moon Is Blue”), Editing

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