This Day in Oscar History: January 3 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1877: Josephine Hull (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1889: Robert M. Haas (73 at death)

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

1898: Frederic Efrem Erich (58 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Drama/Comedy Score, Musical Score

1905: Ray Milland (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1908: Francis Thompson (95 at death)

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

1911: John Sturges (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1926: George Martin (90 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1930: Robert Loggia (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1932: Don Peterman (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1940: Thelma Schoonmaker (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1942: Daniele Thompson (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1956: Mel Gibson (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing

1985: Justin Paul (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

Died

1950: Emil Jannings (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1970: A. W. Watkins (74)

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

1984: Fergus McDonell (74)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1987: David Maysles (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1992: Judith Anderson (94) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2007: Christopher Greenbury (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

2014: Saul Zaentz (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

Released

1931: The Criminal Code (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1930/31 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Writing Adaptation

1936: King of Burlesque (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1935 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Dance Direction (“Lovely Lady” and “Too Good to Be True”)

1940: Second Chorus (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Love Of My Life”), Scoring

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