This Day in Oscar History: April 9 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Ceremonies

Born

1899: Joseph Lapis (92 at death)

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

1906: Frederic Knudtson (57 at death)

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1942: Brandon De Wilde (30 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1947: Rick Dior (51 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1952: Ted Tally (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

Died

1976: Wilfred M. Cline (72)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1977: Julia Heron (79)

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

1978: Michael Wilson (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1994: Marcel Ichac (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1996: Richard Condon (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2007: Harry Rasky (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2011: Sidney Lumet (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Adapted Screenplay

2014: Gil Askey (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1928: Street Angel (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1927/28 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actress
     Oscar Nominee: 1927/28: Actress (Janet Gaynor); 1928/29: Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design

1949: Champion (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win @ 1949 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Kirk Douglas), Supporting Actor (Arthur Kennedy), Screenplay, Dramatic or Comedy Score, Editing, Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1952: Singin’ in the Rain (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1952 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Jean Hagen), Score of a Musical

1957: The Bachelor Party (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1957 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Carolyn Jones)

1986: Betty Blue (33) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1986 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1992: A Place in the World (27) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1992 Academy Awards}
     Foreign Language Film (Nomination Rescinded)

Oscar Ceremonies

1962: 34th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1961}

1979: 51st Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1978}

1984: 56th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1983}

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