This Day in Oscar History: July 13 (2018)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1890: Clyde De Vinna (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1891: John Victor Mackay (54 at death)

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

1892: Donald Jahraus (70 at death)

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1893: Sam Comer (81 at death)

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

1895: Daniel Mandell (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1896: Lenore Coffee (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1906: Jack Chertok (88 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1912: Grahame Tharp (106)

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

1921: Ernest Gold (77 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Drama/Comedy Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Drama/Comedy Score, Substantially Original Score, Non-Musical Score

1921: Kenneth Utt (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1941: Robert Forster (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1941: Jacques Perrin (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1942: Harrison Ford (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1957: Cameron Crowe (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1963: Shari Springer Berman (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1965: Scott B. Smith (53)

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

Died

1954: Grantland Rice (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: One-Reel Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: One-Reel Short Film

1962: Jerry Wald (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1963: Jack Wagner (72)

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

1969: Bess Meredyth (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Writing

1970: Roger Edens (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Scoring, Musical Score

1970: Arthur Miller (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1974: C. C. Stevens (67)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1976: Carl Dreher (80)

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

1978: Oliver Messel (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1979: Corinne Griffith (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1994: Marik Vos (71)

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design, Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1996: Pandro S. Berman (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

2006: Red Buttons (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2012: Richard D. Zanuck (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2016: Hector Babenco (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

Released

1929: Wonder of Women (89)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1928/29 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Writing

1943: The Sky’s the Limit (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1943 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“My Shining Hour”), Score of a Musical

1945: G. I. Joe (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Robert Mitchum), Screenplay, Original Song (“Linda”), Dramatic or Comedy Score

1977: The Spy Who Loved Me (41) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1977 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Nobody Does It Better”), Original Score, Art Direction/Production Design

1979: Breaking Away (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 1979 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Peter Yates), Supporting Actress (Barbara Barrie), Original Screenplay, Original Song Score

1984: The Muppets Take Manhattan (34) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1990: Ghost (28) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1990 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress (Whoopi Goldberg), Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Supporting Actress (Whoopi Goldberg), Original Screenplay, Original Score, Editing

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