This Day in Oscar History: March 28 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Ceremonies

Born

1902: Flora Robson (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1905: Eleanor Perry (75 at death)

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

1905: Pandro S. Berman (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1909: Walter Tyler (81 at death)

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

1914: Edward Anhalt (86 at death)

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

1915: Jay Livingston (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1925: Alberto Grimaldi (95) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1930: Albert S. Ruddy (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1932: Roger Heman (57 at death)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1940: Nick Bosustow (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1948: Dianne Wiest (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress

1950: Jan Chapman (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1952: Alain Sarde (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1986: Lady Gaga (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1965: Clemence Dane (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Motion Picture Story
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1974: Dorothy Fields (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1983: Walter Reisch (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Story and Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay, Original Story, Story and Screenplay

1984: Carmen Dragon (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score
     Oscar Nominee: Musical Score

1989: Ian Dalrymple (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1992: Wendell Mayes (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1996: Barbara McLean (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

2004: Peter Ustinov (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor, Original Screenplay

2009: Jorge Preloran (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1945: The Affairs of Susan (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Motion Picture Story

1948: Bill and Coo (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win @ 1947 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary Award

1963: The Birds (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1963 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1980: When Time Ran Out (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1980 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1990: Cyrano de Bergerac (30) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 1990 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Gerard Depardieu), Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design, Makeup, Foreign Language Film

Oscar Ceremonies

1977: 49th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1976}

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