This Day in Oscar History: March 25 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Ceremonies

Born

1899: Bella Spewack (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1901: Ed Begley (69 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1901: Richard Myers (75 at death)

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

1908: David Lean (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1909: Jerry Livingston (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1909: Jay Blackton (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score
     Oscar Nominee: Musical Score

1920: John Barnes (80 at death)

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

1921: Simone Signoret (64 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1921: Nancy Kelly (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1926: Riz Ortolani (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1932: Penelope Gilliatt (61 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1936: Lawrence Gordon (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1947: Elton John (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1952: Robert Fox (68)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1958: Amy Pascal (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

Died

1957: Max Ophuls (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1973: Frank Cavett (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Screenplay, Motion Picture Story
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay, Motion Picture Story

1973: Stephen Goosson (84) [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)

1977: Nunnally Johnson (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1998: Daniel Massey (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2001: Larry Lansburgh (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature, Live Action Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature, Live Action Short Film, Two-Reel Short Film

2005: Paul Henning (93) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2006: Richard O. Fleischer (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2008: Abby Mann (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1947: The Farmer’s Daughter (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1947 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Loretta Young)
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Loretta Young), Supporting Actor (Charles Bickford)

1953: Call Me Madam (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1953 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Score of a Musical
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical, Costume Design (Color)

1953: The Naked Spur (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1953 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay

1955: Strategic Air Command (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1955 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1970: Women in Love (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1970 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Glenda Jackson)
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Ken Russell), Actress (Glenda Jackson), Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography

1988: Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (32) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1988 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1994: The Paper (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1994 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Make Up Your Mind”)

Oscar Ceremonies

1954: 26th Annual Academy Awards

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1953}

1985: 57th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1984}

1991: 63rd Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1990}

1996: 68th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1995}

2001: 73rd Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 2000}

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