This Day in Oscar History: October 18 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1896: Frederick Hollander (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Drama/Comedy Score, Musical Score

1898: Lotte Lenya (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1900: Lamar Trotti (51 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Original Story, Motion Picture Story

1902: Miriam Hopkins (69 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1906: Leon Barsacq (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1914: Waldo Salt (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay

1920: Melina Mercouri (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1926: John Morris (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1927: George C. Scott (71 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1937: Cynthia Weil (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1946: Howard Shore (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song, Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Original Score

1960: John Schwartzman (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1965: Ralph Eggleston (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1974: Jeremy Scahill (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1952: Nathan Levinson (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {24 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing, Special/Honorary, Sci-Tech Award – Type III (Certificate)
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing, Special Effects

1965: Henry Travers (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1968: Lee Tracy (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1981: Luigi Scaccianoce (67)

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

1990: Harry Marker (91)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

2011: Norman Corwin (101) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1946: The Dark Mirror (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1946 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Motion Picture Story

1961: West Side Story (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {11 Noms, 10 Wins @ 1961 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins), Supporting Actor (George Chakiris), Supporting Actress (Rita Moreno), Musical Score, Editing, Color Cinematography, Color Art Direction/Production Design, Color Costume Design, Sound     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins), Supporting Actor (George Chakiris), Supporting Actress (Rita Moreno), Adapted Screenplay, Musical Score, Editing, Color Cinematography, Color Art Direction/Production Design, Color Costume Design, Sound

1962: Phaedra (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1962 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1967: The Jungle Book (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1967 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“The Bare Necessities”)

1967: Far from the Madding Crowd (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1967 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Music Score

1970: I Never Sang for My Father (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1970 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actor (Melvyn Douglas), Supporting Actor (Gene Hackman), Adapted Screenplay

1978: Autumn Sonata (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1978 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actress (Ingrid Bergman), Original Screenplay

1996: Sleepers (24) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1996 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Dramatic Score

2013: 12 Years a Slave (7) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 3 Wins @ 2013 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Supporting Actress (Lupita Nyong’o), Adapted Screenplay     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Steve McQueen), Actor (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Supporting Actor (Michael Fassbender), Supporting Actress (Lupita Nyong’o), Adapted Screenplay, Editing, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

2013: All Is Lost (7) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2013 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Sound Recording

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

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2016 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2019: Jojo Rabbit (1) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Picture, Supporting Actress (Scarlett Johansson), Adapted Screenplay, Film Editing, Production Design, Costume Design

2019: The Lighthouse (1) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

2019: Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (1) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Makeup & Hairstyling

2019: The Cave (1) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

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