This Day in Oscar History: July 12 (2018)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

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Born

1882: Max Parker (81 at death)

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

1886: Jean Hersholt (69 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Academy President #11: 1945-49, 3 terms

1894: Hunt Stromberg (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Irving G. Thalberg Award

1895: Oscar Hammerstein II (65 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1897: Sam Mintz (60 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation

1905: Edward Bernds (94 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 0 Wins}

1914: Luigi Scaccianoce (67 at death)

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

1920: Beah Richards (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1933: Donald E. Westlake (75 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1939: Eiko Ishioka (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1943: Walter Murch (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Editing, Sound
     Oscar Nominee: Editing, Sound/Sound Mixing

1948: Ben Burtt (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Effects/Editing, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing, Documentary Short

1948: Anna Thomas (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1951: Brian Grazer (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Original Screenplay

Died

1948: Carl Weyl (57)

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

1960: Buddy Adler (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1974: Georges Annenkov (84)

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

1976: James Wong Howe (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1988: Joshua Logan (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2001: James Bernard (75)

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

Released

1935: She (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1935 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Dance Direction (“Hall of Kings”)

1939: She Married a Cop (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1939 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring

1950: Three Little Words (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1950 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical

1958: The Road a Year Long (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1958 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1989: When Harry Met Sally… (29) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1989 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1991: Boyz N the Hood (27) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1991 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (John Singleton), Original Screenplay

2002: Road to Perdition (16) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win @ 2002 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Paul Newman), Original Score, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound, Sound Effects/Editing

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