This Day in Oscar History: November 21 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1897: Julia Heron (79 at death)

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1909: Charles Frend (67 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1935: Michael Chapman (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1943: Brigitte Broch (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1945: Goldie Hawn (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress, Supporting Actress
     Academy Awards Host: 48th-Co, 59th-Co | 2 times

1965: Björk (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1972: Jerome Hill (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1987: Ivan Jandl (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1991: Robert Kaufman (60)

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

1995: Dorothy Jeakins (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {12 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design, Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)

2001: Ralph Burns (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song or Adaptation Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song or Adaptation Score

2005: John Mitchell (88)

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

Released

1930: Min and Bill (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1930/31 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Marie Dressler)     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Marie Dressler)

1945: What Next, Corporal Hargrove? (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1945 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1945: Saratoga Trunk (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1946 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Flora Robson)

1946: The Best Years of Our Lives (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 8 Wins @ 1946 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (William Wyler), Actor (Fredric March), Supporting Actor (Harold Russell), Screenplay, Drama/Comedy Score, Editing, Special/Honorary Award     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (William Wyler), Actor (Fredric March), Supporting Actor (Harold Russell), Screenplay, Drama/Comedy Score, Editing, Sound Recording

1960: General Della Rovere (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1961 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Story and Screenplay

1962: Sundays and Cybele (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1962 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Foreign Language Film     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1962: Two for the Seesaw (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1962 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Song From Two For The Seesaw (Second Chance)”), Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1976: Rocky (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 3 Wins @ 1976 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (John G. Avildsen), Editing     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (John G. Avildsen), Actor (Sylvester Stallone), Actress (Talia Shire), Supporting Actor (Burgess Meredith, Burt Young), Original Screenplay, Original Song (“Gonna Fly Now”), Editing, Sound

1986: An American Tail (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1986 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Somewhere Out There”)

1997: The Sweet Hereafter (23) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Directing (Atom Egoyan), Adapted Screenplay

2003: 21 Grams (17) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2003 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actress (Naomi Watts), Supporting Actor (Benicio Del Toro)

2007: August Rush (13) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2007 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Raise It Up”)

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

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2007 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Happy Working Song”, “So Close”, “That’s How You Know”)

2008: Bolt (12) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2008 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature

2012: Life of Pi (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {11 Noms, 4 Wins @ 2012 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Directing (Ang Lee), Original Score, Cinematography, Visual Effects     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Ang Lee), Adapted Screenplay, Original Song (“Pi’s Lullaby”), Original Score, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing, Visual Effects

2017: Coco (3) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins @ 2017 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Feature, Original Song (“Remember Me”)     Oscar Nominee: Animated Feature, Original Song (“Remember Me”)

2018: Roma (2) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2018 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Alfonso Cuaron), Actress (Yalitza Aparicio), Supporting Actress (Marina de Tavira), Original Screenplay, Cinematography, Production Design, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing, Foreign Language Film

2018: Ralph Breaks the Internet (2) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

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