This Day in Oscar History: June 25 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1903: Anne Revere (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1909: Daniel Fuchs (84 at death)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Motion Picture Story
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story, Screenplay

1924: Sidney Lumet (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Adapted Screenplay

1925: John Briley (95) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1935: Larry Kramer (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1941: Denys Arcand (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1945: Carly Simon (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1970: Audrey Marrs (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

Died

1928: Gerald Duffy (32)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Title Writing

1956: Boris Vermont (52)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: One-Reel Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: One-Reel Short Film

1976: Johnny Mercer (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {19 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Original Song Score

1979: Dave Fleischer (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1990: Sydney Boehm (82)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay

1990: John Stoll (76)

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

1997: Jacques-Yves Cousteau (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature, Live Action Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature, Live Action Short Film

1999: Frank Tarloff (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1927: The Way of All Flesh (93) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1927/28 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (Emil Jannings)
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Emil Jannings)

1948: Romance on the High Seas (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1948 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“It’s Magic”), Score of a Musical

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

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1971 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song (“Theme From Shaft”)
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Theme From Shaft”), Original Dramatic Score

1975: Bite the Bullet (45) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1975 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Sound

1976: The Omen (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1976 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Ave Satani”), Original Score

1982: Blade Runner (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1982 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Visual Effects

1993: Sleepless in Seattle (27) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1993 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Original Song (“A Wink And A Smile”)

1993: What’s Love Got to Do with It (27) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1993 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Laurence Fishburne), Actress (Angela Bassett)

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