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This Day in Oscar History: July 20

Here's what happened today in Oscar History.



Born

1900: Gregory Stone (90 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring

1920: Denys Coop (61 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects

1938: Natalie Wood (43 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actress, Supporting Actress

1945: Harrison Ellenshaw (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1952: Adrian Biddle (53 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1968: Carlos Saldanha (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1981: Dale Hennesy (54)

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction, Art Direction (Color)

1983: Preston Ames (77)

  {8 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction, Art Direction (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction, Art Direction (Color)

1987: Charles Huguenot van der Linden (78)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Short
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short, Live Action Short Film

1991: Earl Robinson (81)

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

Released

1934: Here Comes the Navy [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (New York City Release -- National on 7.21.1934) {Best Picture Nominee, 1934}

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