This Day in Oscar History: June 8 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1894: Joseph Jackson (37 at death)

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

1911: Howard J. Lydecker (58 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1912: Frank McCarthy (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1918: Robert Preston (68 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1931: Timothy Burrill (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1933: Claire Wilbur (70 at death)

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

1955: Griffin Dunne (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1967: Dan Futterman (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

2015: Jean Gruault (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1971: Piero Gherardi (61)

  {6 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color), Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)

1985: Charles LeMaire (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {16 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design, Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)

1987: Daniel Mandell (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

2003: Herschel Burke Gilbert (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1934: Operator 13 (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1934 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1945: Wonder Man (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“So In Love”), Score of a Musical, Sound Recording, Special Effects

1950: The Asphalt Jungle (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1950 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (John Huston), Supporting Actor (Sam Jaffe), Screenplay, Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1964: That Man from Rio (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1964 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story and Screenplay

1977: The Other Side of Midnight (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1977 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1983: Trading Places (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1983 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song Score or Adaptation Score

1984: Ghostbusters (35) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1984 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Ghostbusters”), Visual Effects

1993: The Scent of Green Papaya (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1993 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2007: La Vie en Rose (12) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins @ 2007 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Marion Cotillard), Makeup
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Marion Cotillard), Costume Design, Makeup

2007: Surf’s Up (12) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2007 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature

2012: Prometheus (7) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2012 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

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