This Day in Oscar History: June 16 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1888: Jack Eaton (80 at death)

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: One-Reel Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: One-Reel Short Film

1890: Stan Laurel (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary

1895: Lew Pollack (50 at death)

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

1896: Frank Sullivan (76 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1907: Jack Albertson (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1930: Vilmos Zsigmond (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1936: Fred Karlin (67 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1937: Erich Segal (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1941: Lamont Dozier (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1952: David Gropman (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1955: Laurie Metcalf (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

2018: Martin Bregman (93) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

2018: Richard Greenberg (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1963: Willard Van Der Veer (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1979: Nicholas Ray (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1982: Gwen Wakeling (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Color)

1997: Elizabeth McBride (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

2010: Ronald Neame (99) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay, Special Effects

2012: Susan Tyrrell (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2017: John G. Avildsen (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1933: Reunion in Vienna (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1932/33 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1943: Coney Island (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1943 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical

1944: Days of Glory (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1950: Father of the Bride (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1950 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Spencer Tracy), Screenplay

1954: Mr. Hulot’s Holiday (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1955 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay

1954: Them! (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1954 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1965: Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1965 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story and Screenplay

1978: Grease (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1978 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Hopelessly Devoted To You”)

1995: Pocahontas (25) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1995 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song (“Colors Of The Wind”), Original Musical or Comedy Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Colors Of The Wind”), Original Musical or Comedy Score

1995: Batman Forever (25) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1995 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Sound, Sound Effects Editing

2000: Amores Perros (20) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2000 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1902: Sammy Fain (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1904: Ralph Bellamy (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1909: Ralph E. Winters (94 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1916: Terry Gilkyson (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1918: Gene Allen (97 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Academy President #24: 1983-85, 2 terms

1919: Gene de Paul (68 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1921: Gil Parrondo (95 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1922: Jerry Fielding (57 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Drama Score, Non-Musical Score

1925: Robert Menegoz (87 at death)

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

1960: Thomas Haden Church (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1963: Greg Kinnear (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1987: Kendrick Lamar Duckworth (33) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1943: John DuCasse Schulze (67)

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

1961: Jeff Chandler (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1981: Lou Forbes (78)

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

1984: Leslie I. Carey (88)

  {6 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1986: Ted J. Kent (84)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1995: Clarence Greene (81)

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

2001: Jordan Leondopoulos (58)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

Released

1938: Blockade (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1938 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story, Original Score

1946: Henry V (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1946 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Laurence Olivier), Drama/Comedy Score, Color Art Direction/Production Design

1948: The Emperor Waltz (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1948 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical, Costume Design (Color)

1965: The Collector (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1965 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (William Wyler), Actress (Samantha Eggar), Adapted Screenplay

1970: The Hawaiians (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1970 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1971: Death in Venice (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1971 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1977: The Deep (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1977 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound

2015: Mustang (5) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2015 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2019: Toy Story 4 (1) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Feature, Original Song (“I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away”)

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