This Day in Oscar History: November 20 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1883: Tony Gaudio (67 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1909: Piero Gherardi (61 at death)

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

1913: Russell Rouse (73 at death)

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

1920: Gene Tierney (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1927: Estelle Parsons (93) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1930: William Ware Theiss (62 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1952: Elliot Tyson (68)

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

Died

1972: Ennio Flaiano (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1973: Viola Lawrence (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1978: Robert Alan Aurthur (56)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Original Screenplay

1992: John Foreman (67)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1993: Emile Ardolino (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

2002: Arthur H. Wolf (85)

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

2006: Robert Altman (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing

Released

1946: Song of the South (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1947 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song (“Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah”), Special/Honorary Award     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah”), Score of a Musical, Honorary Award

1951: Two Tickets to Broadway (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1951 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Sound Recording

1958: Arms and the Man (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1958 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1981: Ragtime (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1981 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Howard E. Rollins, Jr.), Supporting Actress (Elizabeth McGovern), Adapted Screenplay, Original Song (“One More Hour”), Original Score, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

1983: Terms of Endearment (37) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {11 Noms, 5 Wins @ 1983 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (James L. Brooks), Actress (Shirley MacLaine), Supporting Actor (Jack Nicholson), Adapted Screenplay     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (James L. Brooks), Actress (Shirley MacLaine, Debra Winger), Supporting Actor (John Lithgow, Jack Nicholson), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound

1987: The Last Emperor (33) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 9 Wins @ 1987 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Bernardo Bertolucci), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design, Sound     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Bernardo Bertolucci), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design, Sound

1996: Shine (24) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win @ 1996 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (Geoffrey Rush)     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Scott Hicks), Actor (Geoffrey Rush), Supporting Actor (Armin Mueller-Stahl), Original Screenplay, Original Dramatic Score, Editing

1998: A Bug’s Life (22) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1998 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Musical or Comedy Score

2007: Mongol (13) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2007 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2015: Carol (5) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2015 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actress (Cate Blanchett), Supporting Actress (Rooney Mara), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Cinematography, Costume Design

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