This Day in Oscar History: September 6 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1889: George Hively (60 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1889: Louis Silvers (64 at death)

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Scoring
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Scoring

1903: Murray Spivack (90 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1911: Eleazar Lipsky (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1920: Robert Cohn (75 at death)

  {0 Noms, 0 Wins}

1958: David Lee (61)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1964: Rosie Perez (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1976: Naomie Harris (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

2018: Burt Reynolds (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor
     Academy Awards Host: 46th-Co | 1 time

1959: Edmund Gwenn (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1962: Hanns Eisler (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Drama/Comedy Score

1970: Alfred Gilks (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1977: Eugen Shuftan (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1988: Harold Rosson (93) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1992: Henry Ephron (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1998: Akira Kurosawa (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

2003: Jules Engel (94) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1946: Caesar and Cleopatra (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1946 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1973: The Pedestrian (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1973 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1984: Amadeus (35) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {11 Noms, 8 Wins @ 1984 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (Milos Forman), Actor (F. Murray Abraham), Adapted Screenplay, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design, Makeup, Sound
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Milos Forman), Actor (F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce), Adapted Screenplay, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design, Makeup, Sound

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