This Day in Oscar History: September 27 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1898: Vincent Youmans (47 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1903: Robert O. Cook (92 at death)

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sci-Tech Award – Type II (Certificate)
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1906: Theodore St. John (49 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Motion Picture Story
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1918: Jean Bach (94 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1922: Arthur Penn (88 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1929: Suzanne Schiffman (71 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1930: Al Shean (89)

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

1934: Claude Jarman Jr. (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1961: Antonio Urrutia (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1972: Gwyneth Paltrow (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

2010: Pierre Guffroy (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1974: James R. Webb (63)

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

1981: Robert Montgomery (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor
     Academy Awards Host: 21st | 1 time

1982: Wallace Kelley (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1991: Floyd Huddleston (73)

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

2003: Donald O’Connor (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  { Noms, Wins}
     Academy Awards Host: 26th-Co | 1 time

2010: Sally Menke (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

Released

1940: Strike Up the Band (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Recording
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Our Love Affair”), Scoring, Sound Recording

1940: Spring Parade (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Waltzing In The Clouds”), Scoring, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Sound Recording

1941: Sergeant York (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {11 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1941 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (Gary Cooper), Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Howard Hawks), Actor (Gary Cooper), Supporting Actor (Walter Brennan), Supporting Actress (Margaret Wycherly), Original Screenplay, Drama Score, Editing, Black-and-White Cinematography, Black-and-White Art Direction/Production Design, Sound Recording

1961: Paris Blues (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1961 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical

1962: Gigot (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1962 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation or Treatment Score

1984: Beyond the Walls (35) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1984 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1985: Agnes of God (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1985 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Anne Bancroft), Supporting Actress (Meg Tilly), Original Score

1985: The Journey of Natty Gann (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1985 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1991: The Fisher King (28) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 1991 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress (Mercedes Ruehl)
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Robin Williams), Supporting Actress (Mercedes Ruehl), Original Screenplay, Original Score, Art Direction/Production Design

1996: Secrets & Lies (23) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1996 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Mike Leigh), Actress (Brenda Bletyhn), Supporting Actress (Marianne Jean-Baptiste), Original Screenplay

2006: Days of Glory (13) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2006 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2013: Alone Yet Not Alone (6) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2013 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Alone Yet Not Alone”)

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