This Day in Oscar History: June 5 (2021)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1902: Walter Plunkett (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design, Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)

1902: Felix Jackson (90 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1928: James Kennaway (40 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1928: Tony Richardson (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing

1931: Jacques Demy (59 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1933: Jimmy Murakami (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1947: David Hare (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1948: Ryszard Lenczewski (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1953: Kathleen Kennedy (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1964: Lisa Cholodenko (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1971: Mark Wahlberg (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1979: Matt Charman (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1953: Roland Young (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2015: Colette Marchand (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1936: Fury (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1936 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Original Story

1963: Irma La Douce (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1963 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Adaptation or Treatment Score     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Shirley MacLaine), Adaptation or Treatment Score, Cinematography (Color)

1963: Come Blow Your Horn (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1963 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1967: Portrait of Chieko (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1967 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1987: Harry and the Hendersons (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1987 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Makeup     Oscar Nominee: Makeup

1998: The Truman Show (23) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1998 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Directing (Peter Weir), Supporting Actor (Ed Harris), Original Screenplay

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