This Day in Oscar History: June 19 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1865: May Whitty (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress

1877: Charles Coburn (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1905: Mildred Natwick (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1906: Basil Wrangell (70 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1930: Gena Rowlands (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1932: Marisa Pavan (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1939: Tom Rickman (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1939: Jonathan Erland (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 6 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Gordon E. Sawyer Award, Medal of Commendation, Sci-Tech Award – Type II (Plaque), Sci-Tech Award – Type III (Certificate)

1942: Jeff Moss (56 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1944: Joel Fein (63 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1954: Kathleen Turner (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1970: Brad Zoern (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1972: Jean Dujardin (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1956: Lester Lee (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1962: Frank Borzage (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Directing, Drama Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Drama Directing

1966: Ed Wynn (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1991: Jean Arthur (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1993: Lucinda Ballard (87)

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

Released

1930: With Byrd at the South Pole (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1929/30 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1945: Captain Eddie (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1947: The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1947 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1953: Dream Wife (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1953 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1953: The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1953 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical

1959: Say One for Me (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1959 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical

1962: Meredith Willson’s The Music Man (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win @ 1962 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Adaptation or Treatment Score
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Adaptation or Treatment Score, Editing, Color Art Direction/Production Design, Color Costume Design, Sound

1962: Hatari! (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1962 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1963: The Stripper (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1963 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1986: The Decline of the American Empire (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1986 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1992: Batman Returns (28) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1992 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Makeup, Visual Effects

1998: Mulan (22) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1998 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Musical or Comedy Score

2015: Inside Out (5) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins @ 2015 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Animted Feature, Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature, Original Screenplay

2019: The Edge of Democracy (1) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

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