This Day in Oscar History: September 21 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1886: Robert Hopkins (80 at death)

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

1901: William Snyder (82 at death)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1903: Harold E. Stine (74 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1912: Chuck Jones (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Short Film, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1933: Judy Moorcroft (58 at death)

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

1944: Caleb Deschanel (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1944: Fannie Flagg (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1945: Tariq Anwar (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1950: Bill Murray (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1957: Ethan Coen (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {15 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay, Editing

1964: Jorge Drexler (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1978: Evan Hayes (41) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1947: Harry Carey (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1968: Jay Dratler (57)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1974: Walter Brennan (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1988: Henry Koster (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1994: Arthur B. Krim (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2000: R. Wright Campbell (73)

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

Released

1933: The Private Life of Henry VIII (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1932/33 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (Charles Laughton)
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Charles Laughton)

1934: The Barretts of Wimpole Street (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1934 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actress (Norma Shearer)

1934: The Richest Girl in the World (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1934 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story

1944: Sweet and Lowdown (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“I’m Making Believe”), Actor (Sean Penn), Supporting Actress (Samantha Morton)

1975: Dog Day Afternoon (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win @ 1975 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Sidney Lumet), Actor (Al Pacino), Supporting Actor (Chris Sarandon), Original Screenplay, Editing

1983: Cross Creek (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1983 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Rip Torn), Supporting Actress (Alfre Woodard), Original Score, Costume Design

1984: Places in the Heart (35) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1984 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Sally Field), Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Robert Benton), Actress (Sally Field), Supporting Actor (John Malkovich), Supporting Actress (Lindsay Crouse), Original Screenplay, Costume Design

1995: The Star Maker (24) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1995 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1995: Antonia’s Line (24) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1995 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Foreign Language Film
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2007: Katyn (12) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2007 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2007: The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (12) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2007 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Casey Affleck), Cinematography

2007: Into the Wild (12) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2007 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Hal Holbrook), Editing

2012: Amour (7) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 2012 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Foreign Language Film
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Actress (Emmanuelle Riva), Original Screenplay, Foreign Language Film

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