This Day in Oscar History: October 24 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

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Born

1877: Harry Hallenberger (76 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1881: Julian Josephson (77 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Writing

1890: Heinz Herald (73 at death)

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

1891: Arthur Edeson (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1893: Merian C. Cooper (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1895: Frank Wead (52 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story, Screenplay

1904: Moss Hart (57 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story, Screenplay

1934: Tony Walton (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design, Costume Design (Color)

1939: F. Murray Abraham (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1947: Kevin Kline (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1948: Kristi Zea (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Art Direction/Production Design

1969: Emma Donoghue (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1971: Antony Hegarty (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1966: Hans Dreier (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {23 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1971: Edmund Reek (74)

  {7 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Short, One-Reel Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short, One-Reel Short Film

1981: Edith Head (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {35 Noms, 8 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design, Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design, Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)

1990: Richard Tyler (58)

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1998: Denys Ayling (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2015: Maureen O’Hara (95) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1942: Youth on Parade (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1942 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“It Seems I Heard That Song Before”)

1951: Come Fill the Cup (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1951 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Gig Young)

1958: Torpedo Run (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1958 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1960: The Alamo (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win @ 1960 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Supporting Actor (Chill Wills), Original Song (“The Green Leaves of Summer”), Drama/Comedy Score, Editing, Color Cinematography, Sound

1962: The Manchurian Candidate (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1962 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Angela Lansbury), Editing

1976: The Seven-per-cent Solution (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1976 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay, Costume Design

1978: The Wiz (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1978 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Adaptation Score, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

1997: Gattaca (23) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

2003: Brother Bear (17) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2003 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature

2008: Changeling (12) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2008 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Actress (Angelina Jolie), Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design

2014: Glen Campbell…I’ll Be Me (6) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2014 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“I’m Not Gonna Miss You”)

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