This Day in Oscar History: June 16 (2017)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1888: Jack Eaton (80 at death)

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

1890: Stan Laurel (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1895: Lew Pollack (50 at death)

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

1896: Frank Sullivan (76 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1907: Jack Albertson (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1930: Vilmos Zsigmond (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1936: Fred Karlin (67 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1937: Erich Segal (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1941: Lamont Dozier (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1952: David Gropman (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

Died

1963: Willard Van Der Veer (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1979: Nicholas Ray (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1982: Gwen Wakeling (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Color)

1997: Elizabeth McBride (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

2010: Ronald Neame (99) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay, Special Effects

2012: Susan Tyrrell (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1950: Father of the Bride (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1950 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Spencer Tracy), Screenplay

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