This Day in Oscar History: June 20 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1905: Lillian Hellman (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1910: Gene Ruggiero (91 at death)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1914: Richard L. Van Enger (69 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1931: Martin Landau (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1931: Olympia Dukakis (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1933: Danny Aiello (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1936: Derek Lamb (69 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1941: Stephen Frears (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1947: Candy Clark (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1949: Lionel Richie (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1959: Robert B. Weide (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1967: Nicole Kidman (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

2019: Danny Aiello (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1953: Arthur Caesar (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1973: Stephen A. Seymour (53)

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

1978: Mark Robson (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1994: Robert Armbruster (97) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation or Treatment Score

Released

1929: Hollywood Revue (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1928/29 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1929: Thunderbolt (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1928/29 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (George Bancroft)

1946: Anna and the King of Siam (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1946 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Gale Sondergaard), Screenplay, Dramatic or Comedy Score, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1951: Kind Lady (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1951 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1962: The Pigeon That Took Rome (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1962 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1972: Paix Sur Les Champs (48)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1970 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1973: A Touch of Class (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 1973 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Glenda Jackson)
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actress (Glenda Jackson), Original Screenplay, Song (“All That Love Went to Waste”), Original Dramatic Score

1974: Chinatown (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {11 Noms, 1 Win @ 1974 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Roman Polanski), Actor (Jack Nicholson), Actress (Faye Dunaway), Original Screenplay, Original Dramatic Score, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design, Sound

1975: Jaws (45) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 3 Wins @ 1975 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score, Editing, Sound
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Original Score, Editing, Sound

1980: The Blue Lagoon (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1980 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1980: Brubaker (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1980 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1986: The Karate Kid Part II (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1986 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Glory Of Love”)

1997: My Best Friend’s Wedding (23) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Musical or Comedy Score

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