This Day in Oscar History: October 7 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1889: Max Ree (63 at death)

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

1889: Robert Z. Leonard (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1895: René Hubert (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1897: Myles Connolly (66 at death)

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

1899: Harry Marker (91 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1901: Ralph Rainger (41 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1907: Jerome Thoms (70 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1938: Marin Karmitz (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1949: Gabriel Yared (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Drama Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Drama Score

1949: Lawrence Lasker (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1952: Mary Badham (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1966: Marco Beltrami (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

2015: Gene Allen (97) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Academy President #24: 1983-85, 2 terms

1994: James Hill (75)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Short
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short, Live Action Short Film

2010: Gail Dolgin (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1936: Valiant Is the Word for Carrie (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1936 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Gladys George)

1938: That Certain Age (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1938 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“My Own”), Sound Recording

1939: Eternally Yours (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1939 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score

1943: Lassie Come Home (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1943 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1955: Trial (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1955 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Arthur Kennedy)

1958: The Old Man and the Sea (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1958 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Dramatic or Comedy Score
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Spencer Tracy), Dramatic or Comedy Score, Cinematography (Color)

1965: The Agony and the Ecstasy (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1965 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Substantially Original Score, Cinematography (Color), Art Direction/Production Design (Color), Costume Design (Color), Sound

1969: The Battle of Neretva (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1969 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1971: The French Connection (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 5 Wins @ 1971 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (William Friedkin), Actor (Gene Hackman), Adapted Screenplay, Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (William Friedkin), Actor (Gene Hackman), Supporting Actor (Roy Scheider), Adapted Screenplay, Editing, Cinematography, Sound

1977: Oh, God! (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1977 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

1983: Never Cry Wolf (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1983 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound

1987: Au Revoir Les Enfants (Goodbye, Children) (32) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1987 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Foreign Language Film

1988: Salaam Bombay! (31) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1988 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1988: Gorillas in the Mist (31) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1988 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Sigourney Weaver), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Sound

2005: Good Night, and Good Luck. (14) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2005 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (George Clooney), Actor (David Strathairn), Original Screenplay, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design

2011: The Ides of March (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2011 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

2011: Real Steel (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2011 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

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