This Day in Oscar History: January 10 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Nominations

Born

1891: Bernard Herzbrun (72 at death)

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

1898: Arthur Johnston (56 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1899: John Mescall (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1917: Jerry Wexler (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1928: Donald Brooks (77 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1930: Roy Edward Disney (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1931: Peter Barnes (73 at death)

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

1931: David Maysles (55 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1939: Sal Mineo (37 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1959: Fran Walsh (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Adapted Screenplay, Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay, Original Song

1976: Tomek Baginski (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1961: Dashiell Hammett (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1963: Franz Planer (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1988: Hugh A. Robertson (55)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1990: Lyle Wheeler (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2007: Carlo Ponti (94) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1941: The Son of Monte Cristo (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1941 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White)

1952: The Greatest Show on Earth (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1952 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Motion Picture Story
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Cecil B. DeMille), Motion Picture Story, Editing, Color Costume Design

1969: The Brothers Karamazov (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1969 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1980: Confidence (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1980 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2013: The Hunt (6) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2013 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

Oscar Nominations

2013: 85th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Nominations Announcement) {for the films of 2012}

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