This Day in Oscar History: September 28 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1900: Ernst Fegte (76 at death)

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1912: Peter Finch (64 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1924: Marcello Mastroianni (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1939: Kurt Luedtke (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1950: John Sayles (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1967: Mira Sorvino (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1968: Naomi Watts (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1978: Jarin Blaschke (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1983: Tobias Rosen (37) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1938: Con Conrad (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1960: Paul Sheriff (56)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1985: L. B. Abbott (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects, Special Effects

2003: Elia Kazan (94) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Directing, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Original Screenplay

2010: Arthur Penn (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

Released

1938: If I Were King (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1938 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Basil Rathbone), Original Score, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound Recording

1948: Louisiana Story (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1948 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1953: The Captain’s Paradise (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1953 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1956: The Best Things in Life Are Free (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1956 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical

1960: Sunrise at Campobello (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1960 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Greer Garson), Art Direction/Production Design (Color), Costume Design (Color), Sound

1966: The Bible (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1966 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Music Score

1978: Bloodbrothers (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1978 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

1994: Ed Wood (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1994 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor (Martin Landau), Makeup
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Martin Landau), Makeup

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