This Day in Oscar History: March 9 (2020)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1891: George Froeschel (88 at death)

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

1892: Arthur Caesar (61 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Story
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story

1900: Loren L. Ryder (85 at death)

  {14 Noms, 8 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary, John A. Bonner Medal, Sci-Tech Award – Type I (Statuette), Sci-Tech Award – Type II (Plaque), Sci-Tech Award – Type III (Certificate)
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing, Special Effects

1903: Otto Ludwig (79 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1906: Sidney Meyers (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay

1911: Ray Ashley (49 at death)

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

1913: Albert Mannheimer (59 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1925: Gil Askey (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song or Adaptation Score

1964: Juliette Binoche (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1964: Habib Zargarpour (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1969: Cedric Nicolas Troyan (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

Died

1969: Charles Brackett (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Screenplay, Story and Screenplay, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Screenplay, Story and Screenplay, Motion Picture Story
     Academy President #12: 1949-55, 6 terms

1977: Tim Baar (64)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1996: George Burns (100) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2002: Leonard Gershe (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1948: I Remember Mama (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1948 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Irene Dunne), Supporting Actor (Oscar Homolka), Supporting Actress (Barbara Bel Geddes, Ellen Corby), Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1956: Meet Me in Las Vegas (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1956 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical

1962: Knife in the Water (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1963 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1977: Islands in the Stream (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1977 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1977: Mohammad – Messenger of God (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1977 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score

1984: Splash (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1984 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1994: Four Weddings and a Funeral (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1994 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Original Screenplay

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