This Day in Oscar History: October 8 (2016)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released


Born

1911: Irvine Warburton (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1912: Gaston Diehl (87 at death)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Two-Reel Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Two-Reel Short Film

1912: Ralph Kemplen (91 at death)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1912: Frank Santillo (65 at death)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1930: Daniel C. Striepeke (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Makeup

1939: Paul Hogan (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay
     Academy Awards Host: 59th-Co | 1 time

1943: Chevy Chase (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  { Noms, Wins}
     Academy Awards Host: 59th-Co, 60th | 2 times

1944: William Broyles Jr. (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1949: Sigourney Weaver (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actress, Supporting Actress

1952: Edward Zwick (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1970: Matt Damon (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actor, Supporting Actor, Original Screenplay

Died

1941: Gus Kahn (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Scoring
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Scoring

1968: Frank Skinner (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Scoring, Drama Score, Drama/Comedy Score

1974: Harold Lipstein (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1983: Joan Hackett (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1996: Francis Lyon (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

2006: David Adams (83)

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

Released

1937: Stage Door (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1937 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Director (Gregory La Cava), Supporting Actress (Andrea Leeds), Screenplay

1940: The Long Voyage Home (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Black-and-White Cinematography, Special Effects

1968: Romeo and Juliet (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1968 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography, Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Director (Franco Zeffirelli), Cinematography, Costume Design

2003: Mystic River (13) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 2003 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Lead Actor (Sean Penn)
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Director (Clint Eastwood), Lead Actor (Sean Penn), Supporting Actor (Tim Robbins), Adapted Screenplay

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