This Day in Oscar History: January 11 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Nominations

Born

1888: Charles Previn (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Scoring
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring, Musical Score

1894: Alexander Hall (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1899: Eva Legallienne (92 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1900: Borden Chase (71 at death)

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

1914: Dorothy Jeakins (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {12 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design, Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)

1928: David L. Wolper (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

1955: David Fine (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1971: Mary J. Blige (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1942: Barney McGill (51)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1953: Gordon Jennings (57)

  {9 Noms, 5 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects, Special/Honorary, Sci-Tech Award – Type II (Plaque), Sci-Tech Award – Type III (Certificate)
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1959: Gerard Carbonara (72)

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

2002: Henri Verneuil (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2003: Anthony Havelock-Allan (98) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Screenplay

2005: James Griffin (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

2010: Eric Rohmer (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2016: Stanley Mann (87)

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

Released

1935: The Lives of a Bengal Lancer (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win @ 1935 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Assistant Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Henry Hathaway), Assistant Directing, Screenplay, Editing, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound Recording

1966: Blood on the Land (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1965 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1978: Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (41) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1978 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Foreign Language Film
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1984: El Norte (35) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1984 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

Oscar Nominations

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