This Day in Oscar History: September 16 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1899: Samuel Spewack (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1903: Russell Harlan (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1911: Jerry Wald (50 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1911: Paul Henning (93 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1924: Faith Hubley (77 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1924: Lauren Bacall (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1927: Peter Falk (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1934: George Chakiris (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1956: Mickey Rourke (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1958: Jennifer Tilly (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1973: Roger Ross Williams (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Short
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short

1976: Erik Aadahl (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Effects/Editing

1981: Rodrigo Sorogoyen (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

2012: Roman Kroitor (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1940: William Anthony McGuire (59)

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

1965: Fred Quimby (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {13 Noms, 7 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1968: Nedrick Young (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay

1971: William Garity (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1983: Henry Grace (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {13 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

Released

1953: The Robe (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1953 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Color Art Direction/Production Design, Color Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Richard Burton), Color Cinematography, Color Art Direction/Production Design, Color Costume Design

1960: High Time (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1960 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“The Second Time Around”)

1961: Immortal Love (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1961 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1977: A Special Day (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1977 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Marcello Mastroianni), Foreign Language Film

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

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2004 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2005: Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride (14) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2005 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature

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

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2011 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Effects/Editing

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