This Day in Oscar History: June 7 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1907: T. E.B. Clarke (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1909: Jessica Tandy (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1913: George Tibbles (73 at death)

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

1928: James Ivory (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Adapted Screenplay

1945: Bob Connolly (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1952: Liam Neeson (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1958: Prince (57 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1970: Dean DeBlois (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Feature

1982: Kristof Deák (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Live Action Short
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short

Died

1965: Judy Holliday (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1967: Dorothy Parker (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay, Motion Picture Story

1983: Daniele Amfitheatrof (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1994: Gertrude Ross Marks (78)

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

1994: Dennis Potter (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2002: Edmond Sechan (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Live Action Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short Film

2006: Ingo Preminger (95) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

2008: Dino Risi (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2011: Jorge Semprun (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2012: J. Michael Riva (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1974: Birds Do It, Bees Do It (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1975 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score

1991: City Slickers (29) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1991 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor (Jack Palance)
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Jack Palance)

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

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1996 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound

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