This Day in Oscar History: March 6 (2021)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

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Born

1920: Lewis Gilbert (97 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1926: Andrzej Wajda (90 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary

1928: Robert Clouse (68 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short Film

1931: Hal Needham (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Special/Honorary

1941: Ferdinando Scarfiotti (53 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1947: Rob Reiner (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1948: Stephen Schwartz (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song, Comedy/Musical Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Comedy/Musical Score

1955: Steve Golin (64 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1971: Alê Abreu (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Feature

Died

1966: Richard Hageman (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Scoring
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Scoring, Drama Score, Drama/Comedy Score

1986: Adolph Caesar (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1994: Melina Mercouri (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

2005: Teresa Wright (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress, Supporting Actress

2008: Malvin Wald (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2019: Steve Golin (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

Released

1937: Ready, Willing and Able (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1937 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Dance Direction (“Too Marvelous for Words”)

1942: To Be or Not to Be (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1942 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Dramatic or Comedy Score

1951: Fourteen Hours (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1951 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1963: Papa’s Delicate Condition (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1963 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song (“Call Me Irresponsible”)     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Call Me Irresponsible”)

1987: Lethal Weapon (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1987 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Sound

1991: Ju Dou (30) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1990 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2014: The Missing Picture (7) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2013 Academy Awards}
          Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

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