This Day in Oscar History: September 19 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Nominations

Born

1894: Doane Harrison (74 at death)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1901: Joe Pasternak (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Irving G. Thalberg Award

1906: Arthur Arling (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1908: S. H. Barnett (79 at death)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1927: William Hickey (69 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1927: Rosemary Harris (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1931: Jean-Claude Carrière (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Live Action Short Film, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay, Original Screenplay, Live Action Short Film

1940: Paul Williams (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Original Song or Adaptation Score

1946: Bruce A. Evans (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1948: Jeremy Irons (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1952: Paul Webster (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1964: Patrick Marber (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1967: Mamoru Hosoda (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1969: Jóhann Jóhannsson (48 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1979: Mary Ann Nyberg (56)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Color)

1980: Sol Lesser (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

1987: Milton Holmes (80)

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

1990: Hermes Pan (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Dance Direction
     Oscar Nominee: Dance Direction

1990: Werner Janssen (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2010: Irving Ravetch (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1940: The Howards of Virginia (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Sound Recording

1949: The Walls of Malapaga (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win @ 1950 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Foreign Language Film (Special/Honorary)

1951: A Streetcar Named Desire (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {12 Noms, 4 Wins @ 1951 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Vivien Leigh), Supporting Actor (Karl Malden), Supporting Actress (Kim Hunter), Black-and-White Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Elia Kazan), Actor (Marlon Brando), Actress (Vivien Leigh), Supporting Actor (Karl Malden), Supporting Actress (Kim Hunter), Screenplay, Drama/Comedy Score, Black-and-White Cinematography, Black-and-White Art Direction/Production Design, Black-and-White Cinematography, Sound Recording

1957: The Devil Came at Night (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1957 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1963: The V.I.P.s (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1963 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress (Margaret Rutherford)
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Margaret Rutherford)

1968: Hot Millions (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1968 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story and Screenplay

1980: Ordinary People (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 4 Wins @ 1980 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Robert Redford), Supporting Actor (Timothy Hutton), Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Robert Redford), Actress (Mary Tyler Moore), Supporting Actor (Judd Hirsch, Timothy Hutton), Adapted Screenplay

1980: Melvin and Howard (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1980 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress (Mary Steenburgen), Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Jason Robards), Supporting Actress (Mary Steenburgen), Original Screenplay

1986: Blue Velvet (33) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1986 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (David Lynch)

1997: L.A. Confidential (22) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress (Kim Basinger), Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Curtis Hanson), Supporting Actress (Kim Basinger), Adapted Screenplay, Original Dramatic Score, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound

1997: In & Out (22) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Joan Cusack)

2008: The Duchess (11) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 2008 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

Oscar Nominations

1930: 3rd Annual Academy Awards

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1929/30}

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