This Day in Oscar History: April 1 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1885: Wallace Beery (64 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1904: Sherman Todd (75 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1905: Harry Grey (58 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Two-Reel Short Film

1910: Robert Pirosh (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1914: Philip Yordan (88 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Motion Picture Story
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Screenplay, Motion Picture Story

1916: Howard W. Koch (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
     Academy President #22: 1977-79, 2 terms

1917: Melville Shavelson (90 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Story and Screenplay

1924: John Gay (92 at death)

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

1932: Debbie Reynolds (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1938: Ali MacGraw (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1952: Annette O’Toole (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1964: Scott E. Anderson (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1988: Aske Bang (31) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short

Died

2001: Larry Tucker (66)

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

2004: Carrie Snodgress (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

2008: Maury Winetrobe (86)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

Released

1948: Casbah (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1948 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“For Every Man There’s A Woman”)

1958: Teacher’s Pet (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1958 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Gig Young), Original Story and Screenplay

1969: Sweet Charity (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1969 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

1983: Heart Like a Wheel (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1983 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

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