This Day in Oscar History: March 2 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Ceremonies

Born

1896: A. Earl Hedrick (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1900: Kurt Weill (50 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Musical Score

1905: Jerome Hill (67 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1914: Martin Ritt (76 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1915: Raphael Hayes (95 at death)

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

1919: Jennifer Jones (90 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1923: Harriet Frank Jr. (96 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1938: Arne Glimcher (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1942: John Irving (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

1962: Jon Bon Jovi (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

2020: Harriet Frank Jr. (96) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1950: George Hively (60)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1959: William A. Horning (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1972: Elmer A. Raguse (70)

  {8 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing, Special Effects

1984: Richard L. Vanenger (69)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1992: Robert Clatworthy (80)

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1992: Sandy Dennis (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1994: Walter Kent (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2004: Mercedes McCambridge (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2006: Jack Wild (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2007: Henry Troyat (95) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1945: Dillinger (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1965: The Sound of Music (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 5 Wins @ 1965 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Robert Wise), Adaptation or Treatment Score, Editing, Sound
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Robert Wise), Actress (Julie Andrews), Supporting Actress (Peggy Wood), Adaptation or Treatment Score, Editing, Color Cinematography, Color Art Direction/Production Design, Color Costume Design, Sound

1969: The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1969 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Maggie Smith)
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Maggie Smith), Original Song (“Jean”)

1979: Norma Rae (41) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1979 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Sally Field), Original Song (“It Goes Like It Goes”)
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actress (Sally Field), Adapted Screenplay, Original Song (“It Goes Like It Goes”)

1982: Diner (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1982 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1984: Against All Odds (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1984 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)”)

1990: The Hunt for Red October (30) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1990 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Effects Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing, Sound, Sound Effects Editing

2017: On Body and Soul (3) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2017 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

Oscar Ceremonies

1944: 16th Annual Academy Awards

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1943}

2014: 86th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 2013}

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