This Day in Oscar History: June 12 (2018)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1897: Alexander Tansman (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Drama/Comedy Score

1901: W. M. Dalgleish (73 at death)

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

1910: Bill Naughton (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1916: Irwin Allen (75 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Documentary Feature

1923: Monty Westmore (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Makeup

1928: Richard M. Sherman (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song, Substantially Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Substantially Original Score, Original Song or Adaptation Score

1934: John A. Alonzo (66 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1938: Robert Amram (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1946: Maurizio Millenotti (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1948: Barry Morrow (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1954: Mark Ulano (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

Died

1979: Henry Berman (65)

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

1983: Norma Shearer (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1992: Renie (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2003: Gregory Peck (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Actor, Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
     Oscar Nominee: Actor
     Academy President #19: 1967-70, 3 terms

Released

1947: Fiesta (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1947 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical

1959: Black Orpheus (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1959 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Foreign Language Film
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1963: Cleopatra (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 4 Wins @ 1963 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Color Cinematography, Color Art Direction/Production Design, Color Costume Design, Special Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Rex Harrison), Substantially Original Score, Editing, Color Cinematography, Color Art Direction/Production Design, Color Costume Design, Sound, Special Effects

1968: Rosemary’s Baby (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1968 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress (Ruth Gordon), Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Ruth Gordon), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score

1981: Raiders of the Lost Ark (37) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 5 Wins @ 1981 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Editing, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound, Sound Effects Editing (Special Award), Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Steven Spielberg), Original Score, Editing, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound, Sound Effects Editing (Special Award), Visual Effects

1987: Predator (31) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1987 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1987: The Witches of Eastwick (31) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1987 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Sound

2008: Waltz with Bashir (10) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2008 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

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