This Day in Oscar History: June 4 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1875: Albert E. Smith (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1904: Alvah Bessie (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1907: Rosalind Russell (69 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
     Oscar Nominee: Actress
     Academy Awards Host: 30th-Co | 1 time

1918: John DeCuir (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {11 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1923: Arthur Jeph Parker (79 at death)

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

1936: Bruce Dern (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1975: Angelina Jolie (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress, Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
     Oscar Nominee: Actress, Supporting Actress

Died

1977: Dick Snider (48)

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

1994: Massimo Troisi (41) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2004: Edmund M. Di Giulio (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 5 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Gordon E. Sawyer Award, John A. Bonner Medal, Sci-Tech Award – Type II (Plaque), Sci-Tech Award – Type III (Certificate)

2006: Peter Greenwell (76)

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

2012: Stan Jolley (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

Released

1942: Mrs. Miniver (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {12 Noms, 6 Wins @ 1942 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing (William Wyler), Actress (Greer Garson), Supporting Actress (Teresa Wright), Screenplay, Black-and-White Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (William Wyler), Actor (Walter Pidgeon), Actress (Greer Garson), Supporting Actor (Henry Travers), Supporting Actress (Dame May Whitty, Teresa Wright), Screenplay, Editing, Black-and-White Cinematography, Sound Recording, Special Effects

1942: Ten Gentlemen from West Point (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1942 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1969: My Night at Maud’s (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1969 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: 1969: Foreign Language Film, 1970: Original Story and Screenplay

1982: Poltergeist (37) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1982 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Sound Effects Editing, Visual Effects

2004: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (15) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2004 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Visual Effects

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