This Day in Oscar History: November 4 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1879: Will Rogers (55 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  { Noms, Wins}
     Academy Awards Host: 6th | 1 time

1895: Ben Sharpsteen (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Live Action Short Film

1899: Tregoweth Brown (84 at death)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Effects/Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Effects/Editing

1900: Arthur Schwartz (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1902: John P. Fulton (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1908: Stanley Cortez (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1911: John Healy (74 at death)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short, Two-Reel Short Film

1911: Jack Rose (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1913: Gig Young (64 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1918: Art Carney (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1919: Martin Balsam (76 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1926: Laurence Rosenthal (94) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Substantially Original Score, Original Song or Adaptation Score

1933: Terry Rawlings (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Film Editing

1934: Miroslav Ondricek (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1969: Matthew McConaughey (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1951: Monckton Hoffe (70)

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

1958: Sam Zimbalist (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1968: Emil Kosa Jr. (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1982: Jacques Tati (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay

1990: Carol Sobieski (51)

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

1993: Ely Landau (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2008: Michael Crichton (66)

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sci-Tech Award – Type II (Certificate)

2011: Theadora Van Runkle (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2019: Terry Rawlings (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Film Editing

Released

1928: Sal of Sinagpore (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1928/29 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Writing

1938: The Great Waltz (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1938 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Miliza Korjus), Editing, Cinematography

1943: The North Star (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1943 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Dramatic or Comedy Score, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Sound Recording, Special Effects

1948: The Snake Pit (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win @ 1948 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Recording     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Anatole Litvak), Actress (Olivia de Havilland), Screenplay, Drama/Comedy Score, Sound Recording

1953: How to Marry a Millionaire (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1953 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Color)

1953: Calamity Jane (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1953 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song (“Secret Love”)     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Secret Love”), Score of a Musical, Sound Recording

1955: The Tender Trap (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1955 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“(Love Is) The Tender Trap”)

1960: BUtterfield 8 (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1960 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Elizabeth Taylor)     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Elizabeth Taylor), Cinematography (Color)

1976: The Slipper and the Rose–The Story of Cinderella (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1977 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“The Slipper And The Rose Waltz (He Danced With Me/She Danced With Me)”), Original Song Score and Adaptation Score

1981: Coup de Torchon (‘Clean Slate’) (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1982 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1983: Testament (37) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1983 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actress (Jane Alexander)

1990: Dances With Wolves (30) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {12 Noms, 7 Wins @ 1990 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Kevin Costner), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Cinematography, Sound     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Kevin Costner), Actor (Kevin Costner), Supporting Actor (Graham Greene), Supporting Actress (Mary McDonnell), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design, Sound

1994: Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1998: Gods and Monsters (22) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1998 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Ian McKellen), Supporting Actress (Lynn Redgrave), Adapted Screenplay

2005: Water (15) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2006 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

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

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2015 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actress (Saoirse Ronan), Adapted Screenplay

2016: Hacksaw Ridge (4) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 2 Wins @ 2016 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Film Editing, Sound Mixing     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Mel Gibson), Actor (Andrew Garfield), Film Editing, Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects Editing/Sound Editing

2016: Doctor Strange (4) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2016 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

2016: Loving (4) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2016 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actress (Ruth Negga)

2016: Trolls (4) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2016 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Can’t Stop the Feeling”)

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