This Day in Oscar History: March 1 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1888: Geza Herczeg (65 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story, Screenplay

1908: Oscar Millard (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1910: David Niven (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Actor
     Academy Awards Host: 30th-Co, 31st-Co, 46th-Co | 3 times

1917: Raymond Rasch (47 at death)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Drama Score
     Oscar Nominee: Drama Score

1921: Jack Clayton (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1927: Harry Belafonte (93) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

1930: John Patrick Hayes (70 at death)

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

1933: George V. Casey (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short, Live Action Short Film

1934: Joan Hackett (49 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1950: Phil Alden Robinson (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1954: Ron Howard (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing

1955: Pepe Danquart (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1969: Javier Bardem (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1983: Lupita Nyong’o (37) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1948: Vernon L. Walker (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1952: Gregory La Cava (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1980: Nino Oliviero (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1987: John Ferno (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2007: Harold Michelson (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

Released

1931: East Lynne (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1930/31 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1947: Smash-Up–The Story of a Woman (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1947 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Susan Hayward), Motion Picture Story

1950: Sands of Iwo Jima (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1949 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (John Wayne), Motion Picture Story, Editing, Sound Recording

1968: Faces (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1968 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Seymour Cassel), Supporting Actress (Lynn Carlin), Original Story and Screenplay

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

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1972 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Come Follow, Follow Me”)

1982: Volver a Empezar (‘To Begin Again’) (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1982 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Foreign Language Film
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1985: The Purple Rose of Cairo (35) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1985 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1996: Up Close and Personal (24) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1996 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Because You Loved Me”)

2000: The Taste of Others (20) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2000 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2002: The Man Without a Past (18) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2002 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

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

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2007 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

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