This Day in Oscar History: March 24 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Ceremonies

Born

1889: Stephen Goosson (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1894: Ralph Hammeras (75 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Special Effects, Engineering Effects

1901: Ub Iwerks (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Sci-Tech Award – Type I (Statuette), Sci-Tech Award – Type III (Certificate)
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1903: William Goetz (66 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1911: Joseph Barbera (95 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1922: Onna White (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary

1930: Steve McQueen (50 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1940: Bob Mackie (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1945: Curtis Hanson (71 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Adapted Screenplay

1955: Charles Ferguson (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1955: José Rivera (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1990: Keisha Castle Hughes (30) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

Died

1954: Alberto Colombo (65)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring

1984: Sam Jaffe (93) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1996: Liam O’Brien (83)

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

2001: Tambi Larsen (86)

  {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)

2003: Philip Yordan (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Motion Picture Story
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Screenplay, Motion Picture Story

2008: Richard Widmark (93) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2008: Hal Riney (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1942: To the Shores of Tripoli (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1942 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1948: B. F.’s Daughter (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1948 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White)

Oscar Ceremonies

1949: 21st Annual Academy Awards

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1948}

1986: 58th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1985}

1997: 69th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1996}

2002: 74th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 2001}

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