This Day in Oscar History: November 16 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1888: Ray Binger (81 at death)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1890: Max Terr (60 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Drama/Comedy Score

1896: Lawrence Tibbett (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1903: Thorold Dickinson (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1903: Barbara McLean (92 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1907: Burgess Meredith (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1927: Norman Gimbel (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1954: Scott Wittman (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1977: Maggie Gyllenhaal (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1960: Clark Gable (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1977: William Tummel (85)

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

1981: William Holden (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2002: George Barrie (90)

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

2003: Albert Nozaki (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2006: Eustace Lycett (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects, Special Effects

2006: Ernest Day (79)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

2018: William Goldman (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1933: Little Women (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1932/33 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Adaptation     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (George Cukor), Adaptation

1934: The White Parade (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1934 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Picture, Sound Recording

1950: Cyrano de Bergerac (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1950 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (José Ferrer)     Oscar Nominee: Actor (José Ferrer)

1959: The 400 Blows (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1959 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Story and Screenplay

1961: Summer and Smoke (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1961 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actress (Geraldine Page), Supporting Actress (Una Merkel), Dramatic or Comedy Score, Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1962: The Four Days of Naples (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1962 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: 1962: Foreign Language Film; 1963: Original Story and Screenplay

1977: Close Encounters of the Third Kind (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1977 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography, Sound Effects Editing     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Steven Spielberg), Supporting Actress (Melinda Dillon), Original Score, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound, Sound Effects Editing, Visual Effects

1990: Home Alone (30) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1990 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Somewhere In My Memory”), Original Score

1994: Heavenly Creatures (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1994 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

2001: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (19) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2001 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

2011: The Descendants (9) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 2011 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Alexander Payne), Actor (George Clooney), Adapted Screenplay, Editing

2012: Anna Karenina (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 2012 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

2012: Silver Linings Playbook (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 1 Win @ 2012 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Jennifer Lawrence)     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (David O. Russell), Actor (Bradley Cooper), Actress (Jennifer Lawrence), Supporting Actor (Robert De Niro), Supporting Actress (Jacki Weaver), Adapted Screenplay, Editing

2018: At Eternity’s Gate (2) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2018 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actor (Willem Dafoe)

2018: Green Book (2) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2018 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Viggo Mortensen), Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali), Original Screenplay, Film Editing

2018: Of Fathers and Sons (2) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2018 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

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