This Day in Oscar History: June 9 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1891: Cole Porter (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1902: Jack Cosgrove (62 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1916: Jim MacKay (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1922: George Axelrod (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1927: R. Wright Campbell (73 at death)

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

1951: James Newton Howard (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1953: William Steinkamp (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1961: Aaron Sorkin (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1963: Johnny Depp (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1981: Natalie Portman (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1985: Benj Pasek (35) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

2018: Francoise Bonnot (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Film Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Film Editing

1958: Robert Donat (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1964: Louis Gruenberg (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1999: Andrew L. Stone (96) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1949: Neptune’s Daughter (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1949 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song (“Baby, It’s Cold Outside”)
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Baby, It’s Cold Outside”)

1960: Macario (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1960 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1993: Orlando (27) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1993 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

2006: Cars (14) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2006 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature, Original Song (“Our Town”)

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