This Day in Oscar History: January 1 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1887: Herman Rossse (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1887: Joseph T. Rucker (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1891: Charles Bickford (76 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1891: Boris Morros (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring

1896: Thomas T. Moulton (71 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {20 Noms, 7 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing, Sci-Tech Award – Type III (Certificate)
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing, Special Effects

1908: John Bright (81 at death)

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

1912: Albert Nozaki (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1914: Henry Berman (65 at death)

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

1925: Valentina Cortese (94) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1928: Ernest Tidyman (56 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1930: Frederick Wiseman (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1932: Lewis John Carlino (87)

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

1936: Robert Getchell (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1938: Frank Langella (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1938: Masaharu Ueda (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1943: Allan Starski (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1964: Andrew Niccol (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1969: Sophie Okonedo (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1960: Margaret Sullavan (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1971: Joseph J. Jilley (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1972: Maurice Chevalier (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1980: Adolph Deutsch (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score
     Oscar Nominee: Musical Score

1981: Beulah Bondi (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress

1982: Victor Buono (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1985: Raoul Pene Du Bois (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1986: Emmet Lavery (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1988: Michael Mills (68)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1996: Gennady Myasnikov (76)

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

2002: Julia Phillips (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Picture
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

2014: Juanita Moore (99) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2016: Vilmos Zsigmond (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

Released

1944: Higher and Higher (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“I Couldn’t Sleep A Wink Last Night”), Score of a Musical

1989: What Happened to Santiago (30) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1989 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1993: Farewell My Concubine (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1993 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Foreign Language Film

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