This Day in Oscar History: March 16 (2015)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born


Died

Released


Born

1894: Gene Havlick (65 at death)

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1897: Conrad Nagel (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Academy President #4: 1931-33, 1 term; Academy Awards Host: 3rd, 5th-Co, 25th-Co | 3 times

1908: Robert Rossen (57 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Adapted Screenplay, Screenplay

1909: Don Raye (75 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1916: Mercedes McCambridge (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1920: John Addison (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Substantially Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Substantially Original Score, Drama Score

1920: Tonino Guerra (92 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1926: Jerry Lewis (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Academy Awards Host: 28th-Co, 29th-Co, 31st-Co | 3 times

1939: Carol Sobieski (51 at death)

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

1940: Bernardo Bertolucci (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1940: Zoran Perisic (75)

  {1 Nom, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects, Sci-Tech Award – Type II (Plaque), Sci-Tech Award – Type III (Certificate)
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1950: Kate Nelligan (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1964: Gore Verbinski (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1961: Seymour Felix (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Dance Direction
     Oscar Nominee: Dance Direction

1995: Albert Hackett (95) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation, Screenplay

Ceremonies

1934: 6th Annual Academy Awards

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1932/33}

Released

1939: Love Affair (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1939 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actress (Irene Dunne), Supporting Actress (Maria Ouspenskaya), Original Story, Song (“Wishing”), Art Direction

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