This Day in Oscar History: June 11 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1889: Wesley Ruggles (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1890: James Basevi (71 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1903: Sheridan Gibney (84 at death)

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Story, Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story, Screenplay

1907: Emile Kuri (93 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 2 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)

1909: Harry Gerstad (93 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Editing
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1910: Carmine Coppola (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Drama Score

1910: Jacques-Yves Cousteau (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature, Live Action Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature, Live Action Short Film

1911: Rosine Delamare (101 at death)

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

1917: Arthur H. Wolf (85 at death)

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

1919: Richard Todd (90 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1922: Michael Cacoyannis (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1933: Gene Wilder (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor, Adapted Screenplay

1947: Larry Johnson (62 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1973: Dana Brunetti (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1976: Bogumil Godfrejow (43) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1978: Love Larson (41) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Makeup

Died

2015: Ron Moody (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1956: Ralph Morgan (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1968: George Boemler (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1979: John Wayne (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1991: Gregory Stone (90)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring

1996: Lonne Elder III (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2014: Ruby Dee (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1937: A Day at the Races (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1937 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Dance Direction (“All God’s Children Got Rhythm”)

1947: It Happened on Fifth Avenue (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1947 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1949: Saraband (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1949 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1964: The Unsinkable Molly Brown (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1964 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Debbie Reynolds), Adaptation or Treatment Score, Cinematography (Color), Art Direction/Production Design (Color), Costume Design (Color), Sound

1969: True Grit (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win @ 1969 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (John Wayne)
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (John Wayne), Original Song (“True Grit”)

1975: Nashville (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 1975 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song (“I’m Easy”)
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Robert Altman), Supporting Actress (Ronee Blakely, Lily Tomlin), Original Song (“I’m Easy”)

1982: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (37) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 4 Wins @ 1982 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score, Sound, Sound Effects Editing, Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Steven Spielberg), Original Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Cinematography, Sound, Sound Effects Editing, Visual Effects

1993: Jurassic Park (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 3 Wins @ 1993 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound, Sound Effects Editing, Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Sound, Sound Effects Editing, Visual Effects

1999: The Red Violin (20) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1999 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score

1999: Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (20) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1999 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Makeup

2010: Winter’s Bone (9) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2010 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actress (Jennifer Lawrence), Supporting Actor (John Hawkes), Adapted Screenplay

2015: Son of Saul (4) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 2015 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Foreign Language Film
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

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