This Day in Oscar History: May 6 (2013)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.


Born

1897: Harry d’Abbadie d’Arrast (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1902: Max Ophuls (54 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1907: Walter Bullock (46 at death)

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

1908: Lucien Ballard (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1911: Harry W. Tetrick (65 at death)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1914: Joseph Hurley (68 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Black-and-White)

1915: Orson Welles (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Lead Actor, Original Screenplay

1920: Ross Hunter (75 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1944: Anton Furst (47 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1945: Bob Seger (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1949: Stephen J. Rivele (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1961: George Clooney (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Lead Actor, Supporting Actor, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay

1965: Stephen Gaghan (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1983: Gabourey Sidibe (30) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1963: Rowland Brown (65)

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

1963: Monty Woolley (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1978: Loyal Griggs (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Color), Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1992: Marlene Dietrich (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2002: John Roberdeau (48)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

2003: Jocelyn Herbert (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1927: 7th Heaven [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Los Angeles Release — NY on 5.25.1927) {Best Picture Nominee, 1927/28}

2005: Crash [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Wide Release) {Best Picture Winner, 2005}

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