This Day in Oscar History: April 10 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Ceremonies

Born

1868: George Arliss (77 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1892: Harry Segall (83 at death)

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

1903: Marjorie Best (94 at death)

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Color)

1910: Richard Irvine (65 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1914: Edna Anhalt (73 at death)

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

1924: Robert R. Benton (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1927: Piero Tosi (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design, Costume Design (Color)

1929: Max von Sydow (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor, Supporting Actor

1930: Jim Berkey (52 at death)

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

1932: Omar Sharif (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1949: Gregory Nava (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1960: Ruth Carter (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1963: Peter Morgan (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1974: Scott Benza (45) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1980: Jordan Horowitz (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1985: Barkhad Abdi (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1988: Haley Joel Osment (31) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1962: Michael Curtiz (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1974: Patricia Collinge (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1975: Marjorie Main (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1979: Nino Rota (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Drama Score
     Oscar Nominee: Drama Score

1980: Kay Medford (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1986: Saul J. Turell (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Short
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short

1997: Toshiro Mayuzumi (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2001: Charles Freeman (92)

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

1915: Cedric Francis (87 )

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

Released

1934: Viva Villa! (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1934 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Assistant Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Assistant Directing, Adaptation, Sound Recording

1935: Black Fury (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1935 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Paul Muni)

1940: Dr. Cyclops (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1953: Small Town Girl (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1953 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“My Flaming Heart”)

1981: Excalibur (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1981 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1992: The Player (27) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1992 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Robert Altman), Adapted Screenplay, Editing

2015: Ex Machina (4) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 2015 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Visual Effects

Oscar Ceremonies

1967: 39th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1966}

1968: 40th Annual Academy Awards

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1967}

1972: 44th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1971}

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