This Day in Oscar History: October 20 (2018)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1895: Morris Ryskind (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1896: Joe McDonough (47 at death)

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

1897: Adolph Deutsch (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score
     Oscar Nominee: Musical Score

1901: Frank Churchill (40 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Scoring, Drama/Comedy Score, Musical Score

1904: Charles Kaufman (86 at death)

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

1905: Arthur Quenzer (80 at death)

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

1934: Michael Dunn (38 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1955: Thomas Newman (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1956: Danny Boyle (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1958: Viggo Mortensen (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1965: Janek Sirrs (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1965: William Zabka (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1972: Stephan Moccio (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1942: May Robson (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1947: Leonard Smith (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1973: Lucien Moraweck (72)

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

1989: Anthony Quayle (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1994: Burt Lancaster (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1936: The Charge of the Light Brigade (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1936 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Assistant Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Assistant Directing, Scoring, Sound Recording

1944: The Climax (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1945: Mildred Pierce (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Joan Crawford)
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actress (Joan Crawford), Supporting Actress (Eve Arden, Ann Blyth), Screenplay, Black-and-White Cinematography

1961: Placido (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1961 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1965: A Rage to Live (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1965 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1995: O Quatrilho (23) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1995 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2006: Marie Antoinette (12) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 2006 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

2006: Pan’s Labyrinth (12) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 3 Wins @ 2006 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Makeup
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Original Score, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Makeup, Foreign Language Film

2006: Flags of Our Fathers (12) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2006 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing

2006: The Prestige (12) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2006 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design

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