This Day in Oscar History: June 27 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1891: Charles Dorian (51 at death)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Assistant Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Assistant Directing

1920: I. A.L. Diamond (67 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1941: Krzysztof Kieslowski (54 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1944: Will Jennings (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1955: Isabelle Adjani (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1959: Janusz Kaminski (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1960: Eric Simonson (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Short
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short

Died

1965: Anthony Veiller (62)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1973: Arthur P. Jacobs (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1975: Robert Stolz (94) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Drama/Comedy Score

1996: Albert R. Broccoli (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Irving G. Thalberg Award

2000: John Barnes (80)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short

2001: Jack Lemmon (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Actor, Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Actor, Supporting Actor
     Academy Awards Host: 30th-Co, 36th, 44th-Co | 4 times

2003: David Newman (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1945: Rhapsody in Blue (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical, Sound Recording

1950: Destination Moon (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1950 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Color), Special Effects

1973: Live and Let Die (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1973 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Live And Let Die”)

1980: The Stunt Man (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1980 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Richard Rush), Actor (Peter O’Toole), Adapted Screenplay

1990: Days of Thunder (30) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1990 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound

1997: Face/Off (23) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Effects Editing

2008: WALL-E (12) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win @ 2008 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Animted Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature, Original Screenplay, Original Song (“Down To Earth”), Original Score, Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing

2008: Wanted (12) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2008 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing

2012: Beasts of the Southern Wild (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2012 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Benh Zeitlin), Actress (Quvenzhané Wallis), Adapted Screenplay

2014: Begin Again (6) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2014 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Lost Stars”)

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