This Day in Oscar History: March 5 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Ceremonies

Born

1874: Henry Travers (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1888: Jules Furthman (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1892: William Tummel (85 at death)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Assistant Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Assistant Directing

1893: Jack Sullivan (52 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Assistant Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Assistant Directing

1902: George Boemler (66 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1908: Rex Harrison (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1910: Ennio Flaiano (62 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1929: Takao Saito (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1936: Dean Stockwell (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1939: Samantha Eggar (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1939: Charles Fuller (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1941: Alain Boublil (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1951: Michael Gore (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1956: Adriana Barraza (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1958: Chris Corbould (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1962: Jonathan Penner (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short Film

Died

2015: Albert Maysles (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1946: Allen Davey (51)

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1950: Sid Grauman (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1953: Herman J. Mankiewicz (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1957: William Cameron Menzies (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1967: Mischa Auer (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1973: Rupert Crosse (45) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1982: Burton Miller (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1984: William Powell (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1985: Thomas Little (98)

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

1991: Ian McLellan Hunter (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

2005: Morris Engel (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2012: Robert B. Sherman (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1942: The Invaders (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1942 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Motion Picture Story
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Screenplay, Original Motion Picture Story

1953: The Story of Three Loves (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1953 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1970: Airport (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 1 Win @ 1970 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress (Helen Hayes)
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Supporting Actress (Helen Hayes, Maureen Stapleton), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design, Sound

1978: An Unmarried Woman (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1978 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actress (Jill Clayburgh), Original Screenplay

1986: Salvador (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1986 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (James Woods), Original Screenplay

2010: Alice in Wonderland (10) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins @ 2010 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design, Visual Effects

Oscar Ceremonies

1936: 8th Annual Academy Awards

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1935}

2006: 78th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 2005}

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