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This Day in Oscar History: April 23

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.




Born

1876: John DuCasse Schulze (67 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Black-and-White)

1893: Frank Borzage (69 at death) [Pictured]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Directing, Drama Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Drama Directing

1898: Ernest Laszlo (85 at death) [Pictured]

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

1899: Vladimir Nabokov (78 at death) [Pictured]

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

1911: Ronald Neame (99 at death) [Pictured]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay, Special Effects

1928: Shirley Temple (84) [Pictured]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary

1939: Patrick Williams (73) [Pictured]

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

1943: David Ronne (63 at death)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1946: Michael Sporn (66) [Pictured]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1954: Michael Moore (58) [Pictured]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

1955: Judy Davis (57) [Pictured]

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

1972: Nicolas Aithadi (40) [Pictured]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

Died

1957: Ernest Miller (72)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1965: Georges Perinal (68)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1986: Harold Arlen (81)

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

1986: Otto Preminger (79)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing

1990: Paulette Goddard (79)

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

1992: Satyajit Ray (70)

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary

2005: John Mills (97)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

Released

1953: Shane [Pictured]

  (New York City Release -- LA on 6.4.1953) {Best Picture Nominee, 1953}

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