This Day in Oscar History: November 2 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1885: Victor Baravalle (53 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring

1892: Alice Brady (46 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1901: James Dunn (65 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1906: Luchino Visconti (69 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1913: Burt Lancaster (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1923: David Dockendorf (73 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1940: Vincenzo Cerami (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1954: Gary Yershon (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1955: Gregg Rudloff (63 at death)

  {7 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1959: William Goldenberg (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

Died

1950: George Bernard Shaw (94) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1977: Harold E. Stine (74)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1981: Ghislain Cloquet (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1986: Harry Brown (69)

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

1990: Travilla (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)

1991: Irwin Allen (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1992: Hal Roach (100) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Comedy Short Film, One-Reel Short Film, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Comedy Short Film, One-Reel Short Film

1998: Vincent Winter (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2006: Leonard Schrader (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1960: La Vérité (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1960 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1964: Where Love Has Gone (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1964 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Where Love Has Gone”)

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

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1966 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Directing (Richard Brooks), Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography (Color)

1974: Sandakan No. 8 (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1975 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1977: Madame Rosa (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1977 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Foreign Language Film     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1978: Caravans (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1978 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1984: The Killing Fields (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 3 Wins @ 1984 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor (Haing S. Ngor), Editing, Cinematography     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Roland Joffe), Actor (Sam Waterston), Supporting Actor (Haing S. Ngor), Adapted Screenplay, Editing, Cinematography

1993: The Piano (27) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 3 Wins @ 1993 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Holly Hunter), Supporting Actress (Anna Paquin), Original Screenplay     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Jane Campion), Actress (Holly Hunter), Supporting Actress (Anna Paquin), Original Screenplay, Editing, Cinematography, Costume Design

1994: Burnt by the Sun (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1994 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Foreign Language Film     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2001: Monsters, Inc. (19) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 2001 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song (“If I Didn’t Have You”)     Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature, Original Song (“If I Didn’t Have You”), Original Score, Sound Effects/Editing

2002: The Twilight Samurai (18) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2003 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2007: American Gangster (13) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2007 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Ruby Dee), Art Direction/Production Design

2012: Flight (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2012 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actor (Denzel Washington), Original Screenplay

2012: Wreck-It Ralph (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2012 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature

2018: Bohemian Rhapsody (2) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2018 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Rami Malek), Film Editing, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing

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