This Day in Oscar History: October 12 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1944: Alex Funke (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1949: Richard Price (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1957: Debra Chasnoff (60 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1967: Gillian Welch (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1968: Hugh Jackman (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor
     Academy Awards Host: 81st | 1 time

1973: Jimmy Chin (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1947: Cullen Tate (51)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Assistant Directing

1991: Aline MacMahon (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2002: Hilyard Brown (92)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

2006: Gillo Pontecorvo (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1934: The Gay Divorcee (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 1934 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Song (“The Continental”)
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Song (“The Continental”), Scoring, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound Recording

1938: The Lady Objects (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1938 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“A Mist Over The Moon”)

1944: Mrs. Parkington (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Greer Garson), Supporting Actress (Agnes Moorehead)

1961: Back Street (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1961 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Color)

1972: Lady Sings the Blues (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1972 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Diana Ross), Original Story and Screenplay, Original Song Score and Adaptation Score, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

1975: Lies My Father Told Me (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1975 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

2001: Mulholland Drive (18) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2001 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (David Lynch)

2007: Lars and the Real Girl (12) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2007 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

2007: Elizabeth: The Golden Age (12) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 2007 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Cate Blanchett), Costume Design

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

  {7 Noms, 3 Wins @ 2012 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Adapted Screenplay, Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Supporting Actor (Alan Arkin), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing

2018: First Man (1) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2018 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Production Design, Sound Mixing, Sound Editing, Visual Effects

Oscar Nominations

1932: 5th Annual Academy Awards

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1931/32}

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