This Day in Oscar History: October 30 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1870: Lawrence Grant (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  { Noms, Wins}
     Academy Awards Host: 4th | 1 time

1889: Arthur Johns (57 at death)

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1890: Warren Doane (73 at death)

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

1890: Edward Doherty (84 at death)

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

1896: Ruth Gordon (88 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress, Original Screenplay, Story and Screenplay

1903: John Tribby (79 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1904: Sergio Amidei (76 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1906: Paul J. Smith (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1911: Ruth Hussey (93 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1930: Nestor Almendros (61 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1931: Ann Roth (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1932: Louis Malle (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Original Screenplay

1937: Claude Lelouch (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1940: Charles Fox (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1949: Paul Engelen (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Makeup

1959: Richard LaGravenese (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1960: Philippe Pollet-Villard (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Live Action Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short Film

1961: Joe Berlinger (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1966: Edson Williams (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1986: Lewis Allan (83)

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

1995: Brian Easdale (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Drama/Comedy Score
     Oscar Nominee: Drama/Comedy Score

Released

1941: The Men in Her Life (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1941 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Recording

1942: I Married a Witch (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1942 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Dramatic or Comedy Score

1942: The Navy Comes Through (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1942 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1942: George Washington Slept Here (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1942 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1953: Take the High Ground (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1953 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay

1962: Billy Budd (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1962 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Terence Stamp)

1963: A New Kind of Love (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1963 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation or Treatment Score, Costume Design (Color)

1968: The Lion in Winter (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 3 Wins @ 1968 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Katharine Hepburn), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Anthony Harvey), Actor (Peter O’Toole), Actress (Katharine Hepburn), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Costume Design

1986: The Mission (33) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win @ 1986 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Roland Joffe), Original Score, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

1987: Gaby – A True Story (32) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1987 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Norma Aleandro)

1992: Close to Eden (27) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1992 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1992: The Lover (27) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1992 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1998: The Grandfather (21) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1998 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1998: American History X (21) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1998 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Edward Norton)

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