This Day in Oscar History: January 6 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1891: Rochus Gliese (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1913: Loretta Young (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1913: Jack Leonard (41 at death)

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

1918: William Cayton (85 at death)

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

1935: Gerald R. Molen (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1942: James A. de Vinney (77)

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

1954: Anthony Minghella (54 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Adapted Screenplay

1964: Stefan Fjeldmark (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1966: A. R. Rahman (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song, Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Original Score

1968: John Singleton (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1981: Rinko Kikuchi (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1982: Eddie Redmayne (37) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1949: Victor Fleming (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1984: Ernest Laszlo (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

2006: Johnny Lange (100)

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

2017: Les Lazarowitz (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound

Released

1928: The Circus (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1927/28 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1938: In Old Chicago (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1937 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress (Alice Brady), Assistant Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Supporting Actress (Alice Brady), Assistant Directing, Original Story, Scoring, Sound Recording

1939: Pacific Liner (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1938 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score

1965: Kwaidan (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

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