This Day in Oscar History: November 12 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1891: Richard A. Whiting (46 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1892: Sol Polito (67 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1903: Milo Lory (71 at death)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1903: Jack Oakie (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1922: Kim Hunter (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1927: David Butler (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1929: Grace Kelly (52 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1929: Peter Lamont (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1945: Neil Young (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1974: Anastasia Masaro (45) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1978: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy (41) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1980: Ryan Gosling (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1982: Anne Hathaway (37) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress, Supporting Actress
     Academy Awards Host: 83rd-Co | 1 time

Died

1954: John Meehan (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Writing, Screenplay

1961: Russell Lewis (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Dance Direction

1970: Fay Babcock (75)

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

1990: Eve Arden (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1936: Theodora Goes Wild (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1936 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Irene Dunne), Editing

1945: Marie-Louise (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1965: Loves of a Blonde (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1966 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1976: Two-Minute Warning (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1976 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

2004: Kinsey (15) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2004 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Laura Linney)

2004: Finding Neverland (15) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win @ 2004 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Johnny Depp), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

2008: Slumdog Millionaire (11) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 8 Wins @ 2008 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Danny Boyle), Adapted Screenplay, Original Song (“Jai Ho”), Original Score, Editing, Cinematography, Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Danny Boyle), Adapted Screenplay, Original Song (“Jai Ho”, “O Saya”), Original Score, Editing, Cinematography, Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing

2010: Unstoppable (9) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2010 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Effects/Editing

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