This Day in Oscar History: October 22 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1889: John L. Balderston (64 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1900: William Perlberg (68 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1907: John Carter (74 at death)

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

1912: Philip H. Lathrop (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1917: Joan Fontaine (96 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1925: Dory Previn (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1937: Alan Ladd Jr. (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1942: Jordan Leondopoulos (58 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1943: Catherine Deneuve (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1944: David Allen (54 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1948: Dennis Gassner (72)

  {7 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1952: Jeff Goldblum (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1955: Bill Condon (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1959: Marc Shaiman (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1969: Spike Jonze (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1961: Joseph M. Schenck (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1969: Ralph Staub (70)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: One-Reel Short Film

1992: Carlo Bernari (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1998: Eric Ambler (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

Released

1935: $1,000 a Minute (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1935 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Sound Recording

1937: Conquest (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1937 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actor (Charles Boyer), Art Direction/Production Design

1937: Ali Baba Goes to Town (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1937 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Dance Direction (“Swing Is Here to Stay”)

1942: Now, Voyager (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1942 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Dramatic or Comedy Score     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Bette Davis), Supporting Actress (Gladys Cooper), Dramatic or Comedy Score

1947: Forever Amber (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1947 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Dramatic or Comedy Score

1948: The Red Shoes (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1948 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Drama/Comedy Score, Color Art Direction/Production Design     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Motion Picture Story, Drama/Comedy Score, Editing, Color Art Direction/Production Design

1949: She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1949 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Color)     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1959: The Bridge (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1959 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film, Dramatic or Comedy Score

1959: The Last Angry Man (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1959 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actor (Paul Muni), Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1968: Star! (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1968 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Daniel Massey), Original Song (“Star!”), Score of a Musical, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design, Sound

1969: The Sterile Cuckoo (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1969 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actress (Liza Minnelli), Original Song (“Come Saturday Morning”)

1970: The Conformist (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1971 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

2004: Vera Drake (16) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2004 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Directing (Mike Leigh), Actress (Imelda Staunton), Original Screenplay

2010: Biutiful (10) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2010 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actor (Javier Bardem), Foreign Language Film

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