This Day in Oscar History: June 18 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1887: J. Theodore Reed (71 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Academy President #5: 1933-34, 1 term

1891: Con Conrad (47 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1902: Louis Alter (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1904: George Sawley (62 at death)

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

1913: Sammy Cahn (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {26 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1942: Paul McCartney (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1952: Carol Kane (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1962: Craig Berkey (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Sound Effects/Editing

Died

1959: Ethel Barrymore (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1971: Thomas Gomez (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1992: Peter Allen (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1997: Benjamin Zemach (96)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Dance Direction

1998: Edward Eliscu (96) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2003: Anne Belle (68)

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

Released

1959: The Five Pennies (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1959 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“The Five Pennies”), Score of a Musical, Cinematography (Color), Costume Design (Color)

1959: The Nun’s Story (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1959 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Fred Zinnemann), Actress (Audrey Hepburn), Adapted Screenplay, Drama/Comedy Score, Editing, Color Cinematography, Sound

1969: The Wild Bunch (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1969 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story and Screenplay, Original Score (Non-Musical)

1975: Jacqueline Susann’s Once Is Not Enough (45) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1975 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Brenda Vaccaro)

1999: Tarzan (21) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1999 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song (“You’ll Be In My Heart”)
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“You’ll Be In My Heart”)

2010: I Am Love (10) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2010 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

2010: Toy Story 3 (10) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins @ 2010 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Feature, Original Song (“We Belong Together”)
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Animated Feature, Adapted Screenplay, Original Song (“We Belong Together”), Sound Effects/Editing

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