This Day in Oscar History: April 21 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1901: William Ferrari (61 at death)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

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)

1907: Joseph C. Brun (91 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1908: Frank Perkins (79 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation or Treatment Score

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 (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1944: Russell Boyd (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1954: Russell Smith (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1956: John Walker (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Feature

1970: Glen Hansard (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

2017: Enrico Medioli (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

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

1923: Vivian C. Greenham (65 )

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

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

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

2005: Bob Gardiner (54)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

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 (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1960: The Ninth Circle (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1960 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1989: Field of Dreams (30) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2000: U-571 (19) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 2000 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Effects/Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound, Sound Effects/Editing

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