This Day in Oscar History: July 18

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

GeneLockhart This Day in Oscar History: July 18RichardDix This Day in Oscar History: July 18ChillWills This Day in Oscar History: July 18HumeCronyn This Day in Oscar History: July 18EdwardBond This Day in Oscar History: July 18RichardHymns This Day in Oscar History: July 18ElizabethMcGovern This Day in Oscar History: July 18


Born

1889: Georges Annenkov (84 at death)

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

1891: Gene Lockhart (65 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]GeneLockhart This Day in Oscar History: July 18

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

1893: Richard Dix (56 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]RichardDix This Day in Oscar History: July 18

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

1893: M. K. Jerome (83 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1903: Chill Wills (75 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]ChillWills This Day in Oscar History: July 18

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

1911: Hume Cronyn (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]HumeCronyn This Day in Oscar History: July 18

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

1934: Edward Bond (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]EdwardBond This Day in Oscar History: July 18

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

1947: Richard Hymns (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]RichardHymns This Day in Oscar History: July 18

  {8 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Effects/Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Effects/Editing

1961: Elizabeth McGovern (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]ElizabethMcGovern This Day in Oscar History: July 18

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

Died

1993: Hal Elias (93)

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary

1993: Jean Negulesco (93)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

Updated: July 18, 2012 — 6:01 am

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