This Day in Oscar History: June 15 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1888: Sidney Mitchell (53 at death)

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

1894: Robert Russell Bennett (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1895: Fay Babcock (75 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1906: Preston Ames (77 at death)

  {8 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1910: David Rose (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1913: Tom Adair (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1935: Harvey Miller (63 at death)

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

1954: Daniel Laustsen (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1963: Helen Hunt (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1973: Neil Patrick Harris (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  { Noms, Wins}
     Academy Awards Host: 87th | 1 time

Died

1960: Edward Cronjager (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1980: Fred Bohanan (72)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1984: Meredith Willson (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Drama Score

1992: Chuck Menville (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1994: Manos Hadjidakis (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1995: Charles Bennett (95)

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

2001: Henri Alekan (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2003: Hume Cronyn (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2008: Stan Winston (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Makeup, Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Makeup, Visual Effects

Released

1944: Home in Indiana (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1951: The Big Carnival (aka Ace in the Hole) (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1951 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay

1960: The Apartment (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 5 Wins @ 1960 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Billy Wilder), Story and Screenplay, Editing, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Billy Wilder), Actor (Jack Lemmon), Actress (Shirley MacLaine), Supporting Actor (Jack Kruschen), Story and Screenplay, Editing, Black-and-White Cinematography, Black-and-White Art Direction/Production Design, Sound

1966: Khartoum (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1966 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story and Screenplay

1967: The Dirty Dozen (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1967 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (John Cassavetes), Editing, Sound, Sound Effects

1971: Who Is Harry Kellerman and Why Is He Saying Those Terrible Things about Me? (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1971 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Barbara Harris)

1979: Butch and Sundance: The Early Days (41) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1979 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1988: Bull Durham (32) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1988 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1990: Dick Tracy (30) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 3 Wins @ 1990 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song (“Sooner Or Later (I Always Get My Man)”), Art Direction/Production Design, Makeup
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Al Pacino), Original Song (“Sooner Or Later (I Always Get My Man)”), Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design, Makeup, Sound

2001: Lagaan (19) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2001 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2001: Sexy Beast (19) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2001 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Ben Kingsley)

2005: Batman Begins (15) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2005 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

2018: Incredibles 2 (2) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2018 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Feature

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