This Day in Oscar History: April 21 (2017)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1904: Daniel L. Fapp (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1914: Norman Panama (88 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1915: Anthony Quinn (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Actor, Supporting Actor

1932: Elaine May (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1944: Russell Boyd (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1954: Russell Smith (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1970: Glen Hansard (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1956: Charles Macarthur (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1973: Merian C. Cooper (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1982: Irvine Burton (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1988: I. A.L. Diamond (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay

1999: Charles Roger (94) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award

2016: Prince (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song Score

Released

1930: All Quiet on the Western Front (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1929/30 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Director (Lewis Milestone)
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Director (Lewis Milestone), Writing, Cinematography

1989: Field of Dreams (28) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1989 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Adapted Screenplay, Original Score

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