This Day in Oscar History: June 24 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1889: Conrad A. Nervig (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1908: Tullio Pinelli (100 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1930: George Jenson (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1940: Vittorio Storaro (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1947: Peter Weller (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1955: Tim McGovern (65)

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects

1955: David Gamble (65)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1959: Dan Gilroy (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1959: Crispian Sallis (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1960: Siedah Garrett (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1981: Lukasz Zal (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

Died

1962: Lucile Watson (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1980: Boris Kaufman (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1986: Ray Bomba (79)

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

1987: Jackie Gleason (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2002: Bernard Longpré (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2014: Eli Wallach (98) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary

Released

1932: What Price Hollywood? (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1931/32 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story

1943: Stage Door Canteen (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1943 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“We Mustn’t Say Goodbye”), Score of a Musical

1954: The Caine Mutiny (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1954 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Humphrey Bogart), Supporting Actor (Tom Tully), Screenplay, Drama/Comedy Score, Editing, Sound Recording

1958: The Goddess (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1958 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story and Screenplay

1959: Porgy and Bess (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1959 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Score of a Musical
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical, Cinematography (Color), Costume Design (Color), Sound

1964: Robin and the 7 Hoods (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1964 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“My Kind Of Town”), Adaptation or Treatment Score

1965: Cat Ballou (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 1965 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (Lee Marvin)
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Lee Marvin), Adapted Screenplay, Original Song (“The Ballad Of Cat Ballou”), Adaptation or Treatment Score, Editing

1970: Darling Lili (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1970 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Whistling Away The Dark”), Original Song Score, Costume Design

1971: McCabe & Mrs. Miller (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1971 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Julie Christie)

1977: Sorcerer (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1977 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound

1988: A Handful of Dust (32) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1988 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1994: The Lion King (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1994 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song (“Can You Feel The Love Tonight”), Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Can You Feel The Love Tonight”, “Circle Of Life”, “Hakuna Matata”), Original Score

1994: Wyatt Earp (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1994 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

2009: Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (11) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2009 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

2011: A Better Life (9) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2011 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Demián Bichir)

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