This Day in Oscar History: June 17 (2017)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1902: Sammy Fain (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {10 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1904: Ralph Bellamy (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1909: Ralph E. Winters (94 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1916: Terry Gilkyson (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1918: Gene Allen (99) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Academy President #24: 1983-85, 2 terms

1919: Gene de Paul (68 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1921: Gil Parrondo (95 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1922: Jerry Fielding (57 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Drama Score, Non-Musical Score

1925: Robert Menegoz (92)

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

1960: Thomas Haden Church (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1963: Greg Kinnear (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1943: John DuCasse Schulze (67)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Black-and-White)

1961: Jeff Chandler (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1981: Lou Forbes (78)

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring, Drama/Comedy Score, Musical Score

1984: Leslie I. Carey (88)

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

1986: Ted J. Kent (84)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1995: Clarence Greene (81)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Story and Screenplay

2001: Jordan Leondopoulos (58)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

Released

1946: Henry V (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1946 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Honorary Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Laurence Olivier), Drama/Comedy Score, Color Art Direction

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