This Day in Oscar History: November 9 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1868: Marie Dressler (65 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1883: Edna May Oliver (59 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1886: Ed Wynn (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1904: William A. Horning (54 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1905: Roger Edens (64 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Scoring, Musical Score

1914: Marcel Grignon (75 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1922: Dorothy Dandridge (42 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1924: John Brabourne (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1934: Ronald Harwood (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1955: Fernando Meirelles (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1962: Nathaniel Kahn (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short

Died

1942: Edna May Oliver (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1967: Charles Bickford (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1985: Helen Rose (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)

1995: Robert O. Cook (92)

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sci-Tech Award – Type II (Certificate)
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1999: Jack Le Vien (85)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

2003: Art Carney (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2003: Frederick J. Brown (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1931: The Champ (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1931/32 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (Wallace Beery), Original Story
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (King Vidor), Actor (Wallace Beery), Original Story

1937: The Hurricane (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1937 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Recording
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Thomas Mitchell), Scoring, Sound Recording

1945: The House I Live In (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary Award

1950: King Solomon’s Mines (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1950 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Editing, Color Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Editing, Color Cinematography

1961: Flower Drum Song (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1961 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical, Cinematography (Color), Art Direction/Production Design (Color), Costume Design (Color), Sound

1964: The Pumpkin Eater (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1964 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Anne Bancroft)

1970: Ryan’s Daughter (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1970 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor (John Mills), Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Sarah Miles), Supporting Actor (John Mills), Cinematography, Sound

1972: 1776 (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1972 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

2005: Joyeux Noël (14) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2005 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2007: No Country for Old Men (12) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 4 Wins @ 2007 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Joel Coen, Ethan Coen), Supporting Actor (Javier Bardem), Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Joel Coen, Ethan Coen), Supporting Actor (Javier Bardem), Adapted Screenplay, Editing, Cinematography, Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing

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

  {12 Noms, 2 Wins @ 2012 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis), Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Steven Spielberg), Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis), Supporting Actor (Tommy Lee Jones), Supporting Actress (Sally Field), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design, Sound/Sound Mixing

2012: Chasing Ice (7) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2012 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Before My Time”)

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

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins @ 2012 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song (“Skyfall”), Sound Effects/Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Skyfall”), Original Score, Cinematography, Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing

2018: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (1) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2018 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay, Original Song (“When a Cowboy Trades His Spurs for Wings”), Costume Design

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