This Day in Oscar History: November 16

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

  • 1888: Ray Binger (81 at death) {Oscar Nominee: Special Effects3 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1890: Max Terr (60 at death) {Oscar Nominee: Drama/Comedy Score1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 1896: Lawrence Tibbett (63 at death) [Pictured] {Oscar Nominee: Lead Actor1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 1903: Thorold Dickinson (80 at death) {Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 1903: Barbara McLean (92 at death) {Oscar Winner: Editing7 Noms, 1 Win}
  • 1907: Burgess Meredith (89 at death) [Pictured] {Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor
    2 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 1977: Maggie Gyllenhaal (33) [Pictured] {Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress1 Nom, 0 Wins}

Died

  • 1960: Clark Gable (59) {Oscar Winner: Lead Actor3 Noms, 1 Win}
  • 1977: William Tummel (85) {Oscar Winner: Assistant Director1 Nom, 1 Win}
  • 1981: William Holden (63) {Oscar Winner: Lead Actor3 Noms, 1 Win}
  • 2002: George Barrie (90) {Oscar Nominee: Song2 Noms, 0 Wins}
  • 2003: Albert Nozaki (91) {Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Color)1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 2006: Ernest Day (79) {Oscar Nominee: Cinematography1 Nom, 0 Wins}
  • 2006: Eustace Lycett (91) {Oscar Winner: Visual Effects; Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects,
    Special Effects
    4 Noms, 2 Wins}

Released

  • 1933: Little Women (New York City Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1932/33}
  • 1934: The White Parade (National Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1934}
  • 1949: All the King’s Men (Los Angeles Release) {Best Picture Winner, 1949}



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