This Day in Oscar History: March 16 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Ceremonies

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 (91 at death) [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 (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1940: Zoran Perisic (79)

  {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 (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1953: Isabelle Huppert (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1964: Gore Verbinski (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

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

2017: Rodger E. Maus (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1939: Love Affair (80) [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/Production Design

1954: La Ronde (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1951 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1955: East of Eden (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1955 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress (Jo Van Fleet)
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Elia Kazan), Actor (James Dean), Supporting Actress (Jo Van Fleet), Screenplay

1961: The Absent Minded Professor (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1961 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Special Effects

1979: The China Syndrome (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1979 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Jack Lemmon), Actress (Jane Fonda), Original Screenplay, Art Direction/Production Design

2000: Divided We Fall (19) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2001: Elling (18) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2001 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2001: Memento (18) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2001 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Editing

2011: A Separation (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 2011 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Foreign Language Film
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Foreign Language Film

Oscar Ceremonies

1934: 6th Annual Academy Awards

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

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