This Day in Oscar History: March 7 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Ceremonies

Born

1885: Ernest Miller (72 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1908: Anna Magnani (65 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1913: Liam O’Brien (83 at death)

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

1914: Morton Da Costa (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1922: Arthur P. Jacobs (51 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1946: Robert F. Colesberry (57 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1956: Bryan Cranston (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1971: Rachel Weisz (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1953: Max Ree (63)

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

1969: Richard A. Pefferle (64)

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

1970: Charles Henderson (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Musical Score

1984: Paul Rotha (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1987: Waldo Salt (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay

1999: Stanley Kubrick (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {13 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay, Visual Effects

2004: Michael Stringer (79)

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

2004: Paul Winfield (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

2005: John Box (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

2009: Tullio Pinelli (100) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

Released

1935: Roberta (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1935 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Lovely to Look At”)

1940: The Fight for Life (80)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score

1940: Too Many Husbands (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Recording

1962: Last Year at Marienbad (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1962 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story and Screenplay

1965: The Train (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1965 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story and Screenplay

1965: Dear Heart (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1964 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Dear Heart”)

1980: Coal Miner’s Daughter (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win @ 1980 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Sissy Spacek)
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actress (Sissy Spacek), Adapted Screenplay, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound

1986: A Room with a View (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 3 Wins @ 1986 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (James Ivory), Supporting Actor (Denholm Elliott), Supporting Actress (Maggie Smith), Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

1986: My Beautiful Laundrette (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1986 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

2014: The Grand Budapest Hotel (6) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2014 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Wes Anderson), Original Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design, Makeup & Hairstyling

Oscar Ceremonies

1946: 18th Annual Academy Awards

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1945}

2010: 82nd Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 2009}

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