This Day in Oscar History: October 8 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1911: Irvine Warburton (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1912: Frank Santillo (65 at death)

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

1912: Gaston Diehl (87 at death)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Two-Reel Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Two-Reel Short Film

1912: Ralph Kemplen (91 at death)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1930: Daniel C. Striepeke (88 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Makeup

1939: Paul Hogan (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay
     Academy Awards Host: 59th-Co | 1 time

1943: Chevy Chase (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  { Noms, Wins}
     Academy Awards Host: 59th-Co, 60th | 2 times

1944: William Broyles Jr. (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1949: Sigourney Weaver (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1952: Edward Zwick (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1970: Matt Damon (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor, Supporting Actor, Original Screenplay

Died

2018: Arnold Kopelson (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1941: Gus Kahn (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1968: Frank Skinner (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Scoring, Drama Score, Drama/Comedy Score

1974: Harold Lipstein (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1983: Joan Hackett (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1996: Francis Lyon (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2006: David Adams (83)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film, Live Action Short Film

Released

1937: Stage Door (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1937 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Gregory La Cava), Supporting Actress (Andrea Leeds), Screenplay

1942: Flying Tigers (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1942 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Dramatic or Comedy Score, Sound Recording, Special Effects

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

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1953 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1952: Just for You (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1952 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Zing A Little Zong”)

1959: Career (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1959 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1965: The Shop on Main Street (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1965 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: 1965: Foreign Language Film
     Oscar Nominee: 1965: Foreign Language Film; 1966: Actress (Ida Kaminska)

1968: Romeo and Juliet (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1968 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography, Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Franco Zeffirelli), Cinematography, Costume Design

1975: Mahogany (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1975 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To)”)

1976: Marathon Man (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1976 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Laurence Olivier)

1979: The Europeans (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1979 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1982: My Favorite Year (37) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1982 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Peter O’Toole)

1999: Boys Don’t Cry (20) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1999 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Hilary Swank)
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Hilary Swank), Supporting Actress (Chloë Sevigny)

2003: Mystic River (16) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 2003 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (Sean Penn)
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Clint Eastwood), Actor (Sean Penn), Supporting Actor (Tim Robbins), Adapted Screenplay

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