This Day in Oscar History: April 6 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Ceremonies

Oscar Nominations

Born

1884: Walter Huston (66 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Actor, Supporting Actor

1895: Dudley Nichols (64 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1895: Harold Rosson (93 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1900: Leo Robin (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1929: Andre Previn (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {13 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Drama/Comedy Score, Musical Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score, Original Song or Adaptation Score

1942: Barry Levinson (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Original Screenplay

1953: Patrick Doyle (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Drama Score

1955: Robert Epstein (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

1963: Clark Spencer (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1972: Anders Thomas Jensen (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Live Action Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short Film

Died

1987: Philip Jefferies (61)

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

1996: Greer Garson (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

2007: George Jenkins (98) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

2014: Mickey Rooney (93) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1929: Coquette (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1928/29 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress (Mary Pickford)
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Mary Pickford)

1945: G. I. Honeymoon (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Dramatic or Comedy Score

1954: Knock on Wood (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1954 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay

1964: The Best Man (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1964 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Lee Tracy)

1965: In Harm’s Way (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1965 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1972: The Policeman (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1971 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1978: The Glass Cell (41) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1978 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1983: Entre Nous (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1983 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2017: A Fantastic Woman (2) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 2017 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Foreign Language Film
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2018: A Quiet Place (1) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2018 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Editing

Oscar Ceremonies

1959: 31st Annual Academy Awards

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1958}

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