This Day in Oscar History: October 29 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1897: Hope Emerson (62 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1899: Akim Tamiroff (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1901: Daniele Amfitheatrof (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Drama/Comedy Score, Musical Score

1935: Isao Takahata (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1935: Peter Watkins (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1947: Richard Dreyfuss (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1953: Chris Lebenzon (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1971: Winona Ryder (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1957: Louis B. Mayer (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1963: Adolphe Menjou (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1974: Victor Milner (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1975: John Scott Trotter (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1989: Roland Anderson (85)

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

1991: John DeCuir (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1993: Elliot Scott (78)

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

1994: Manuel Barbachano Ponce (70)

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

1995: Terry Southern (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1941: All That Money Can Buy (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1941 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Dramatic Score
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Walter Huston), Dramatic Score

1969: The Secret of Santa Vittoria (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1969 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score (Non-Musical), Editing

1999: Being John Malkovich (20) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1999 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Spike Jonze), Supporting Actress (Catherine Keener), Original Screenplay

1999: Music of the Heart (20) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1999 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Meryl Streep), Original Song (“Music Of My Heart”)

2004: Ray (15) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 2 Wins @ 2004 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (Jamie Foxx), Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Taylor Hackford), Actor (Jamie Foxx), Editing, Costume Design, Sound/Sound Mixing

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