This Day in Oscar History: September 29 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1902: Cesare Zavattini (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Screenplay, Motion Picture Story

1904: Greer Garson (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1906: Charles Wolcott (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Musical Score

1907: Gene Autry (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1912: Michelangelo Antonioni (94 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Original Screenplay

1913: Trevor Howard (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1913: Stanley Kramer (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing

1923: William A. Fraker (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Visual Effects

1925: Robert Knudson (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1932: Robert Benton (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Directing, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay

1942: Steve Tesich (53 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1942: Madeline Kahn (57 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress

Died

1947: William Hedgecock (64)

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

1969: John Sturtevant (80)

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

1970: Ray Binger (81)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1976: Hans Peters (82)

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

1977: Jean Marsan (57)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1979: W. J. Reiter (90)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Assistant Directing

1985: Arthur Krams (73)

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

1992: Bill Rowe (61)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1992: Paul Jabara (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2010: Joe Mantell (94) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2010: Tony Curtis (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

Released

1943: Corvette K-225 (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1943 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1948: Hamlet (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 4 Wins @ 1948 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Actor (Laurence Olivier), Black-and-White Art Direction/Production Design, Black-and-White Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Laurence Olivier), Actor (Laurence Olivier), Supporting Actress (Jean Simmons), Drama/Comedy Score, Black-and-White Art Direction/Production Design, Black-and-White Costume Design

1949: Pinky (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1949 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Jeanne Crain), Supporting Actress (Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Waters)

1950: Mister 880 (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1950 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Edmund Gwenn)

1954: The Barefoot Contessa (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1954 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor (Edmond O’Brien)
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Edmond O’Brien), Story and Screenplay

1960: Kapo (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1960 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1978: Death on the Nile (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1978 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1984: Country (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1984 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Jessica Lange)

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