This Day in Oscar History: September 2 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

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2010: Oscar Profile by Peter J. Patrick (9)

Born

1905: Lionel Lindon (66 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1923: Shinobu Muraki (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1928: John Armstrong (75 at death)

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

1928: Mel Stuart (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1929: Hal Ashby (59 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1966: Salma Hayek (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

Died

1974: Walter Strenge (76)

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

1998: Fernando Carrere (87)

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

2008: Bill Melendez (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song Score

2017: Murray Lerner (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1936: My Man Godfrey (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1936 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Gregory La Cava), Actor (William Powell), Actress (Carole Lombard), Supporting Actor (Mischa Auer), Supporting Actress (Alice Brady), Screenplay

1936: The General Died at Dawn (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1936 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Akim Tamiroff), Scoring, Cinematography

1937: The Prisoner of Zenda (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1937 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring, Art Direction/Production Design

1938: Carefree (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1938 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Change Partners”), Scoring, Art Direction/Production Design

1944: Janie (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1949: White Heat (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1949 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1955: It’s Always Fair Weather (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1955 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay, Score of a Musical

1974: The Deluge (45) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1974 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

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