This Day in Oscar History: June 26 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1890: Jeanne Eagels (39 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1891: Sidney Howard (48 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation, Screenplay

1907: Joan Harrison (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1909: Wolfgang Reitherman (75 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1913: Harold F. Kress (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1918: Richard L. Breen (48 at death)

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Story and Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay, Screenplay, Story and Screenplay

1919: Don Ashton (85 at death)

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

1922: Eleanor Parker (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1922: Dick Smith (92 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1924: Morton Haack (62 at death)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design, Costume Design (Color)

1928: Danford Greene (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1934: Dave Grusin (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1941: Lynne Littman (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1957: Ceán Chaffin (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1957: Patty Smyth (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1958: Pawel Edelman (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1970: Paul Thomas Anderson (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay

1971: Thomas Gaudin (48)

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

1977: Jake Roberts (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

Died

1984: Carl Foreman (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay, Screenplay, Story and Screenplay

2001: Paul Berry (40)

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

2012: Nora Ephron (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2014: Wolf Koenig (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

Released

1936: San Francisco (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win @ 1936 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Recording
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (W.S. Van Dyke), Assistant Directing, Original Story, Sound Recording

1939: The Man in the Iron Mask (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1939 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score

1968: The Thomas Crown Affair (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1968 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song (“The Windmills Of Your Mind”)
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“The Windmills Of Your Mind”), Original Score (Non-Musical)

1981: Dragonslayer (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1981 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Visual Effects

1981: For Your Eyes Only (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1981 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“For Your Eyes Only”)

1981: The Great Muppet Caper (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1981 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“The First Time It Happens”)

1987: Full Metal Jacket (32) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1987 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

1998: Out of Sight (21) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1998 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay, Editing

2009: The Hurt Locker (10) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 6 Wins @ 2009 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Kathryn Bigelow), Original Screenplay, Editing, Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Kathryn Bigelow), Actor (Jeremy Renner), Original Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Cinematography, Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing

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