This Day in Oscar History: February 16 (2017)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born



Died

Oscar Nominations

Born

1884: Robert Flaherty (67 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1884: Bert Kalmar (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1896: Carl Dreher (80 at death)

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

1899: Leland Fuller (63 at death)

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

1900: Jack Cummings (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1900: Albert Hackett (95 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation, Screenplay

1901: Chester Morris (69 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1902: Sol Halprin (75 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sci-Tech Award – Type I (Statuette)
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1903: Edgar Bergen (75 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1904: James Baskett (44 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1907: Edgar Anstey (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1910: Hilyard Brown (92 at death)

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

1910: Fred F. Finkelhoffe (67 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1915: Michael Relph (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1926: John Schlesinger (77 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1938: John Corigliano (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score

1939: Osvaldo Desideri (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1946: Pete Postlethwaite (64 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1950: Richard Hornung (45 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1952: James Ingram (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1962: Doug Chiang (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1974: Mahershala Ali (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1990: Abel Tesfaye (27) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

2000: Lila Kedrova (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2001: Howard W. Koch (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
     Academy President #22: 1977-79, 2 terms

2014: Jimmy Muraki (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2015: Lesley Gore (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Oscar Nominations

1970: 42nd Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1969}

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

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 1983}

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