This Day in Oscar History: June 29 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1903: William C. Mellor (59 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1906: Tom Morahan (63 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1910: Frank Loesser (59 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1911: Bernard Herrmann (64 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Drama Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Drama Score, Drama/Comedy Score

1920: Ray Harryhausen (92 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Gordon E. Sawyer Award

1922: Ralph Burns (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1925: Cara Williams (95) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1928: Ian Bannen (71 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1930: Robert Evans (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1943: Michael Phillips (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1944: Gary Busey (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1957: Leslie Browne (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1959: Gary Rydstrom (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {19 Noms, 7 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing, Animated Short Film

1976: Bret McKenzie (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

2019: Robert Evans (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

2018: Tony Ray (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1967: Bert Glennon (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1982: Henry King (96) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1995: Ted Allan (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1995: Lana Turner (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1997: William Hickey (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2003: Katharine Hepburn (96) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {12 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

Released

1938: Tropic Holiday (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1938 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring

1972: The Candidate (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1972 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Story and Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story and Screenplay, Sound

1979: Moonraker (41) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1979 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1988: Coming to America (32) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1988 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design, Makeup

2001: A.I. Artificial Intelligence (19) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2001 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Visual Effects

2005: War of the Worlds (15) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2005 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing, Visual Effects

2007: Ratatouille (13) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 2007 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Animted Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature, Original Screenplay, Original Score, Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing

2011: Transformers: Dark of the Moon (9) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2011 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing, Visual Effects

2012: Ted (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2012 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Everybody Needs A Best Friend”)

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