This Day in Oscar History: June 23 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1876: Irvin S. Cobb (67 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  { Noms, Wins}
     Academy Awards Host: 7th | 1 time

1892: John F. Seitz (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1894: Norman Reilly Raine (77 at death)

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

1903: Anthony Veiller (62 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1917: Denys Ayling (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1927: Bob Fosse (60 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Original Screenplay

1934: Larry Tucker (66 at death)

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

1953: John Vallone (50 at death)

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

1957: Frances McDormand (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress, Supporting Actress

1964: Joss Whedon (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1966: Michael McCusker (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Film Editing

Died

1995: Emile Santiago (96) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Color)

1996: Pasqualino De Santis (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2011: Fred Steiner (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2011: Peter Falk (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1933: When Ladies Meet (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1932/33 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1941: Kukan (79)

  {0 Noms, 1 Win @ 1941 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary Award

1943: The Constant Nymph (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1943 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Joan Fontaine)

1949: Look for the Silver Lining (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1949 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical

1950: The Gunfighter (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1950 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1955: The Seven Little Foys (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1955 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay

1960: Bells Are Ringing (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1960 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical

1965: The Sandpiper (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1965 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song (“The Shadow Of Your Smile”)
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“The Shadow Of Your Smile”)

1965: Von Ryan’s Express (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1965 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Effects

1971: Klute (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1971 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Jane Fonda)
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Jane Fonda), Original Story and Screenplay

1972: Ben (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1972 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Ben”)

1976: Logan’s Run (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1976 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Visual Effects

1989: Batman (31) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1989 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1994: Forrest Gump (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {13 Noms, 6 Wins @ 1994 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Robert Zemeckis), Actor (Tom Hanks), Adapted Screenplay, Editing, Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Robert Zemeckis), Actor (Tom Hanks), Supporting Actor (Gary Sinise), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Makeup, Sound, Sound Effects Editing, Visual Effects

2006: Click (14) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2006 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Makeup

2017: The Big Sick (3) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2017 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

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