This Day in Oscar History: June 28 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

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2010: The Morning After (10)

Born

1902: Richard Rodgers (77 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1909: Eric Ambler (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1919: Ruggero Maccari (69 at death)

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

1926: Mel Brooks (94) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1932: Noriyuki Morita (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1934: Fern Field (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1940: Richard Chew (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1946: Bruce Davison (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1948: J. Michael Riva (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1948: Kathy Bates (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1961: Andrzej Celinski (59)

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

1969: Danielle Brisebois (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1970: Alma Macrorie (65)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1999: John Woolf (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1999: John Stears (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

Released

1934: Of Human Bondage (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1934 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Bette Davis)

1935: Love Me Forever (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1935 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Recording

1944: Christmas Holiday (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Dramatic or Comedy Score

1945: Blood on the Sun (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1955: Not as a Stranger (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1955 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Recording

1956: The King and I (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 5 Wins @ 1956 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (Yul Brynner), Musical Score, Color Art Direction/Production Design, Color Costume Design, Sound Recording
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Walter Lang), Actor (Yul Brynner), Actress (Deborah Kerr), Musical Score, Color Cinematography, Color Art Direction/Production Design, Color Costume Design, Sound Recording

1960: Murder, Inc. (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1960 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Peter Falk)

1961: Fanny (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1961 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Charles Boyer), Drama/Comedy Score, Editing, Color Cinematography

1978: Heaven Can Wait (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 1 Win @ 1978 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Warren Beatty, Buck Henry), Actor (Warren Beatty), Supporting Actor (Jack Warden), Supporting Actress (Dyan Cannon), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design

1991: Europa Europa (29) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1991 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

1996: The Nutty Professor (24) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1996 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Makeup
     Oscar Nominee: Makeup

2000: The Patriot (20) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2000 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Cinematography, Sound

2006: Superman Returns (14) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2017: Baby Driver (3) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2017 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Film Editing, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing

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