This Day in Oscar History: October 16 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

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2011: The Inbox (3)

Born

1892: Leo Forbstein (55 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1892: George Barnes (60 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1892: Kenneth Webb (73 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring

1898: Francis Faragoh (67 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation

1903: Hamilton Luske (64 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1908: Robert Ardrey (71 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1925: Angela Lansbury (95) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1929: Fernanda Montenegro (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1954: Jon Johnson (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1955: Søren Pilmark (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short Film

1958: Tim Robbins (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1962: Kenneth Lonergan (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1967: Dede Gardner (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1969: Scott Stokdyk (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1976: Gil Kenan (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1945: James Monaco (60)

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

1978: Dan Dailey (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1984: Peggy Ann Garner (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary

1989: Cornel Wilde (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1991: Arthur Arling (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1992: Anna Hill Johnstone (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1992: Shirley Booth (94) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1997: Dave Stewart (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1997: Frank P. Bibas (80)

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

2007: Jack Poplin (87)

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

2007: Deborah Kerr (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

Released

1940: Arise, My Love (80)

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Story     Oscar Nominee: Original Story, Scoring, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1941: Sundown (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1941 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Dramatic Score, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1946: Blue Skies (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1946 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“You Keep Coming Back Like A Song”), Score of a Musical

1961: Through a Glass Darkly (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1961 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: 1961: Foreign Language Film     Oscar Nominee: 1961: Foreign Language Film; 1962: Original Story and Screenplay

1966: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1966 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Adaptation or Treatment Score     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation or Treatment Score

1973: The Paper Chase (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1973 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor (John Houseman)     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (John Houseman), Adapted Screenplay, Sound

1974: Gold (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1974 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Wherever Love Takes Me”)

1977: Equus (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1977 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actor (Richard Burton), Supporting Actor (Peter Firth), Adapted Screenplay

1987: The Whales of August (33) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1987 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Ann Sothern)

1998: Beloved (22) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1998 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

2009: An Education (11) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2009 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actress (Carey Mulligan), Adapted Screenplay

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

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 2015 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Brie Larson)     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Lenny Abrahamson), Actress (Brie Larson), Adapted Screenplay

2015: Bridge of Spies (5) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win @ 2015 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor (Mark Rylance)     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Supporting Actor (Mark Rylance), Original Screenplay, Original Score, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound/Sound Mixing

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