This Day in Oscar History: January 4 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1916: Lionel Newman (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {11 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Musical Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score

1916: Robert Parrish (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1918: Buddy Baker (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1937: Dyan Cannon (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress, Live Action Short Film

1937: Burt Sugarman (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1941: Joe Renzetti (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adaptation or Treatment Score
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation or Treatment Score

1963: Susannah Grant (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1972: James Longley (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short

Died

1940: Charles Mintz (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1960: Dudley Nichols (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Screenplay

1979: Vincent Korda (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1997: Algernon G. Walker (Unknown)

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

2003: Conrad Hall (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

Released

1928: A Ship Comes In (91)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1927/28 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Louise Dresser)

1940: Music in My Heart (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“It’s A Blue World”)

1972: The Dawns Here Are Quiet (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1972 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

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