This Day in Oscar History: March 4 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1899: Victor A. Gangelin (68 at death)

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

1913: John Garfield (39 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1913: Jean Bourgoin (78 at death)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1914: Ward Kimball (88 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1940: Tom Pedigo (59 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1941: Adrian Lyne (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1947: David Franzoni (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1953: Scott Hicks (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1954: Harry Hallenberger (76)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1981: E. Y. Harburg (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1984: William Snyder (82)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1992: Nestor Almendros (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

2002: Shirley Russell (66)

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

2008: Leonard Rosenman (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song or Adaptation Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Original Song or Adaptation Score

2009: Horton Foote (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay

2016: Pat Conroy (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1938: Merrily We Live (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1938 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Billie Burke), Original Song (“Merrily We Live”), Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound Recording

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

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1948 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Editing, Cinematography (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story, Editing, Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1959: Lonelyhearts (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1958 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Maureen Stapleton)

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

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1966 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Color), Costume Design (Color)

1983: Tender Mercies (37) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1983 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (Robert Duvall), Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Bruce Beresford), Actor (Robert Duvall), Original Screenplay, Original Song (“Over You”)

2011: Rango (9) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 2011 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Animted Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature

2016: Zootopia (4) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 2016 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Feature

Oscar Ceremonies

1937: 9th Annual Academy Awards

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1936}

1943: 15th Annual Academy Awards

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1942}

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