This Day in Oscar History: April 3 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Ceremonies

Born

1893: Leslie Howard (50 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1897: John O. Aalberg (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Gordon E. Sawyer Award, John A. Bonner Medal, Sci-Tech Award – Type III (Certificate)
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing, Special Effects

1898: George Jessel (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
     Academy Awards Host: 9th | 1 time

1900: Edward Ward (71 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Drama Score, Musical Score

1905: Marvin Hatley (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Scoring

1906: Lucinda Ballard (87 at death)

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

1918: Louis Applebaum (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Drama/Comedy Score

1921: Jan Sterling (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1922: Carlo Lizzani (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1924: Marlon Brando (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1924: Doris Day (95) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1929: Dick Snider (48 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short

1932: George Stevens Jr. (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1942: Marsha Mason (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1948: Speed Hopkins (44 at death)

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

1958: Alec Baldwin (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor
     Academy Awards Host: 82nd-Co | 1 time

1961: Eddie Murphy (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1950: Kurt Weill (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1963: Donald Jahraus (70)

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

1965: Hy Heath (74)

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

1972: Ferde Grofe (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1975: Mary Ure (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1984: William C. Thomas (80)

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

1986: John Healy (74)

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

1991: Graham Greene (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1992: Karl Tunberg (83)

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

1993: Helen Levitt (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay

1998: Charles B Lang Jr. (96) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2013: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

Released

1941: That Hamilton Woman (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1941 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Recording
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Sound Recording, Special Effects

1942: Jungle Book (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1942 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Dramatic or Comedy Score, Cinematography (Color), Art Direction/Production Design (Color), Special Effects

1954: The Pickwick Papers (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1955 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1963: Mondo Cane (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1963 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“More”)

1968: 2001: A Space Odyssey (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1968 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Special Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Stanley Kubrick), Original Story and Screenplay, Art Direction/Production Design, Special Visual Effects

1969: The Boys of Paul Street (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1968 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1981: Atlantic City (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1981 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Louis Malle), Actor (Burt Lancaster), Actress (Susan Sarandon), Original Screenplay

1985: The Official Story (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1985 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Foreign Language Film
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Foreign Language Film

1996: Primal Fear (23) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1996 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Edward Norton)

1998: Central Station (21) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1998 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Fernanda Montenegro), Foreign Language Film

2009: Paris 36 (10) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2009 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Loin De Paname”)

Oscar Ceremonies

1978: 50th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1977}

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