This Day in Oscar History: June 17 (2020)

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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