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This Day in Oscar History: August 1 (2012)

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.



Born

1887: Anthony Coldeway (75 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation

1898: Morris Stoloff (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {18 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring, Drama Score, Drama/Comedy Score, Musical Score

1910: Walter Scharf (92 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Drama Score, Drama/Comedy Score, Musical Score, Original Song or Adaptation Score

1913: Jerome Moross (69 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1914: J. Lee Thompson (88 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1919: James Hill (75 at death)

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

1940: Co Hoedeman (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1942: Giancarlo Giannini (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1963: Demián Bichir (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1964: Adam Duritz (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1965: Sam Mendes (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1976: Don Hertzfeldt (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1958: Albert E. Smith (83)

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

1960: Warren Newcombe (66)

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1973: Jan Domela (78)

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

1981: Paddy Chayefsky (58)

  {4 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay, Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Screenplay

1985: Alfred J. Overton (73)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1985: Joseph Walker (92)

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Gordon E. Sawyer Award
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1986: Paul Detlefsen (86)

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

1989: Robert Buckner (83)

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

2005: Donald Brooks (77)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design, Costume Design (Color)

Released

1944: Wilson [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (New York City Release -- LA on 8.10.1944 / National on 8.1.1945) {Best Picture Nominee, 1944}

1973: American Graffiti [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Premiere -- National on 8.11.1973) {Best Picture Nominee, 1973}

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