This Day in Oscar History: November 23 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

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2010: 5 Favorites (3)

Born

1913: Samuel E. Beetley (74 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1925: Johnny Mandel (94) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1928: Pierre Etaix (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Live Action Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short Film

1934: Robert Towne (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay

1939: Barry Spikings (80)

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

1944: James Toback (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1962: Carlinhos Brown (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1965: Rodrigo Prieto (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

Died

1973: Sessue Hayakawa (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1979: Merle Oberon (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1994: Irwin Kostal (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song or Adaptation Score, Musical Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score

1995: Louis Malle (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2006: Betty Comden (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay

2012: John Kemeny (87)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

2017: Anthony Harvey (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

Released

1930: Just Imagine (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1930/31 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1944: Three Is a Family (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Recording

1960: The Magnificent Seven (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1960 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Dramatic or Comedy Score

1964: Dear John (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1965 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1988: Buster (31) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1988 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Two Hearts”)

1988: Scrooged (31) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1988 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Makeup

1990: Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (29) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1990 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Joanne Woodward)

1994: Junior (25) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1994 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Look What Love Has Done”)

1994: Red (25) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1994 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Krzysztof Kieslowski), Original Screenplay, Cinematography

2001: In the Bedroom (18) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2001 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Tom Wilkinson), Actress (Sissy Spacek), Supporting Actress (Marisa Tomei), Adapted Screenplay

2005: Syriana (14) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 2005 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor (George Clooney)
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (George Clooney), Original Screenplay

2011: The Artist (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 5 Wins @ 2011 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Michel Hazanavicius), Actor (Jean Dujardin), Original Score, Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Michel Hazanavicius), Actor (Jean Dujardin), Supporting Actress (Bérénice Bejo), Original Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

2011: My Week with Marilyn (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2011 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Michelle Williams), Supporting Actor (Kenneth Branagh)

2011: The Muppets (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 2011 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song (“Man Or Muppet”)
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Man Or Muppet”)

2011: Hugo (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {11 Noms, 5 Wins @ 2011 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing, Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Martin Scorsese), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design, Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing, Visual Effects

2012: Hitchcock (7) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2012 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Makeup and Hairstyling

2016: Allied (3) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2016 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

2016: Moana (3) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2016 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Feature, Original Song (“How Far I’ll Go”)

2018: The Favourite (1) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2018 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Yorgos Lanthimos), Actress (Olivia Colman), Supporting Actress (Emma Stone, Rachel Weisz), Original Screenplay, Film Editing, Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design

2018: Shoplifters (1) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2018 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

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