This Day in Oscar History: October 14 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1893: Lillian Gish (99 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress

1899: A. Arnold Gillespie (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {12 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects, Sci-Tech Award – Type III (Certificate)
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1909: Dorothy Kingsley (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1911: Leo Katcher (79 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1913: Larry Russell (40 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Drama Score
     Oscar Nominee: Drama Score

1916: Jack Arnold (75 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1936: Tim Harvey (84)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1937: Carroll Ballard (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1952: Russell Williams II (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1965: Steve Coogan (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1982: Benh Zeitlin (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1953: Arthur Wimperis (78)

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

1971: Samuel Spewack (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1976: Edith Evans (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1977: Bing Crosby (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1990: Leonard Bernstein (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Drama/Comedy Score

1993: Walter Newman (77)

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

2016: Pierre Etaix (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1938: Suez (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1938 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Cinematography, Sound Recording

1949: The Red Danube (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1950 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1954: White Christmas (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1954 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Count Your Blessings Instead Of Sheep”)

1964: The Lively Set (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1964 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Sound Effects

1984: Songwriter (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1984 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song Score

1988: The Accused (32) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1988 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Jodie Foster)     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Jodie Foster)

1994: Pulp Fiction (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win @ 1994 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Quentin Tarantino), Actor (John Travolta), Supporting Actor (Samuel L. Jackson), Supporting Actress (Uma Thurman), Original Screenplay, Editing

1994: Hoop Dreams (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

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