This Day in Oscar History: March 23 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Ceremonies

Born

1893: Cedric Gibbons (67 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {39 Noms, 11 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1896: George James Hopkins (88 at death)

  {13 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1905: Joan Crawford (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1910: Akira Kurosawa (88 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1914: Nedrick Young (54 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1916: Ben Roberts (68 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1925: David Watkin (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1934: Mark Rydell (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1942: Michael Haneke (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Original Screenplay

1954: David Permut (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1959: Catherine Keener (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress

1964: Mary Zophres (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

Died

1958: Don Hartman (57)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Original Story

1966: Kenneth Webb (73)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring

1988: Jim Jacobs (58)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

1996: Jules Schermer (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1999: Osmond Borradaile (100) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 0 Wins}

2002: Richard Sylbert (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

2011: Elizabeth Taylor (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Actress, Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

Released

1932: One Hour With You (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1931/32 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1937: Waikiki Wedding (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1937 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song (“Sweet Leilani”)
     Oscar Nominee: Dance Direction (“Luau”), Original Song (“Sweet Leilani”)

1948: The Search (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1948 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Motion Picture Story, Special/Honorary Award
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Fred Zinnemann), Actor (Montgomery Clift), Screenplay, Motion Picture Story, Honorary Award

1956: Forbidden Planet (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1956 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1966: The Naked Prey (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1966 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story and Screenplay

1990: Pretty Woman (30) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1990 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Julia Roberts)

2006: The Lives of Others (14) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 2006 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Foreign Language Film
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2007: The Counterfeiters (13) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 2007 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Foreign Language Film
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2018: Isle of Dogs (2) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2018 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Feature, Original Score

Oscar Ceremonies

1950: 22nd Annual Academy Awards

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1949}

1998: 70th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1997}

2003: 75th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 2002}

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