This Day in Oscar History: September 9 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1894: Arthur Freed (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Special/Honorary, Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Original Song
     Academy President #18: 1963-67, 4 terms

1900: James Hilton (54 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1902: Chester Schaeffer (89 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1923: Sylvia Miles (96) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1925: Cliff Robertson (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1935: Topol (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1980: Michelle Williams (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1948: Lajos Biro (68)

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

1978: Jack L. Warner (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1994: Douglas Morrow (80)

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

1995: Ron Talsky (60)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1997: Burgess Meredith (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1941: Ladies in Retirement (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1941 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Dramatic Score, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1943: So Proudly We Hail! (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1943 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Paulette Goddard), Original Screenplay, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Special Effects

1966: The Battle of Algiers (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1966 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: 1966: Foreign Language Film; 1968: Directing (Gillo Pontecorvo), Original Story and Screenplay

1988: Running on Empty (31) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1988 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (River Phoenix), Original Screenplay

2005: Don’t Tell (14) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2005 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2011: In Darkness (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2011 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2011: Warrior (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2011 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Nick Nolte)

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