This Day in Oscar History: June 22 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1897: Vincent Korda (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1900: Harry Leonard (85 at death)

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

1901: Lionel Banks (48 at death)

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

1906: Billy Wilder (95 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {21 Noms, 7 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing, Original Screenplay, Screenplay, Story and Screenplay, Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay, Screenplay, Original Story, Story and Screenplay

1909: Michael Todd (48 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1909: Buddy Adler (51 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1936: Kris Kristofferson (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1941: Michael Lerner (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1943: Klaus Maria Brandauer (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1945: Tom Sherak (68 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Academy President #33: 2009-12, 3 terms

1949: Meryl Streep (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {21 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Actress, Supporting Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress, Supporting Actress

1952: Graham Greene (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1959: Thom Colwell (61)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short Film

Died

1965: David O. Selznick (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Irving G. Thalberg Award

1967: William Cannon (60)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Assistant Directing

1969: Judy Garland (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1972: Frances Flaherty (88)

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

1979: Wiard Ihnen (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1987: Fred Astaire (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor
     Academy Awards Host: 23rd | 1 time

2007: Willy Holt (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1938: White Banners (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1938 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Fay Bainter)

1959: Wild Strawberries (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1959 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story and Screenplay

1960: Psycho (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1960 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Alfred Hitchcock), Supporting Actress (Janet Leigh), Cinematography (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1961: The Guns of Navarone (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win @ 1961 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (J. Lee Thompson), Adapted Screenplay, Drama/Comedy Score, Editing, Sound, Special Effects

1965: What’s New Pussycat? (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1965 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“What’s New Pussycat?”)

1966: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {13 Noms, 5 Wins @ 1966 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Elizabeth Taylor), Supporting Actress (Sandy Dennis), Black-and-White Cinematography, Black-and-White Art Direction/Production Design, Black-and-White Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Mike Nichols), Actor (Richard Burton), Actress (Elizabeth Taylor), Supporting Actor (George Segal), Supporting Actress (Sandy Dennis), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Black-and-White Cinematography, Black-and-White Art Direction/Production Design, Black-and-White Costume Design, Sound

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

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1977 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Someone’s Waiting For You”)

1979: The Muppet Movie (41) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1979 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“The Rainbow Connection”), Original Song Score and Adaptation Score

1984: The Karate Kid (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1984 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Noriyuki ‘Pat’ Morita)

1984: The Pope of Greenwich Village (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1984 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Geraldine Page)

1988: Who Framed Roger Rabbit (32) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 4 Wins @ 1988 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Editing, Sound Effects Editing, Visual Effects, Special/Honorary Award
     Oscar Nominee: Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound, Sound Effects Editing, Visual Effects, Honorary Award

2012: Brave (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 2012 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Animted Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature

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