This Day in Oscar History: October 28 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1975: Ettore Margadonna (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1897: Edith Head (83 at death) [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)

1902: Elsa Lanchester (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress

1907: Don Walker (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation or Treatment Score

1908: Albert Maltz (76 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1913: Peter Glenville (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1929: Joan Plowright (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1939: Jane Alexander (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress, Supporting Actress

1967: Kevin Macdonald (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1967: Julia Roberts (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1974: Joaquin Phoenix (45) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor, Supporting Actor

Died

1939: Alice Brady (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1967: Bertram Granger (75)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1972: Mitchell Leisen (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1978: Geoffrey Unsworth (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Color)

1991: Sylvia Fine (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1997: Paul Jarrico (82)

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

1998: James Goldman (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

2001: Grigori Chukhrai (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2002: Margaret Booth (104) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2004: Charles F. Wheeler (88)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

Released

1941: How Green Was My Valley (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 5 Wins @ 1941 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (John Ford), Supporting Actor (Donald Crisp), Black-and-White Cinematography, Black-and-White Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (John Ford), Supporting Actor (Donald Crisp), Supporting Actress (Sara Allgood), Screenplay, Dramatic Score, Editing, Black-and-White Cinematography, Black-and-White Art Direction/Production Design, Sound Recording

1952: The Promoter (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1952 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Recording

1954: Carmen Jones (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1954 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Dorothy Dandridge), Score of a Musical

1959: The Great War (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1983: Educating Rita (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1983 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Michael Caine), Actress (Julie Walters), Adapted Screenplay

2008: Milk (11) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 1 Win @ 2008 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (Sean Penn)
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Gus Van Sant), Actor (Sean Penn), Supporting Actor (Josh Brolin), Original Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Costume Design

2011: Monsieur Lazhar (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2011 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2011: Anonymous (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2011 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

2011: Puss in Boots (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2011 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature

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