This Day in Oscar History: June 6 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1896: R. C. Sherriff (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1907: Edward H. Plumb (50 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1925: Marvin Worth (72 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Documentary Feature

1933: George Gaines (52 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1959: James Harris III (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1967: Paul Giamatti (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1975: Guillaume Leriche (44)

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

Died

1956: Margaret Wycherly (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1990: Marcel Grignon (75)

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

1993: James Bridges (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2001: Suzanne Schiffman (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2005: Amram Nowak (78)

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

2005: Anne Bancroft (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2010: Robert B. Radnitz (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

2016: Peter Shaffer (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

Released

1940: Women in War (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1953: Stalag 17 (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1953 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (William Holden)
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Billy Wilder), Actor (William Holden), Supporting Actor (Robert Strauss)

1966: Mandragola (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1966 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1997: Con Air (22) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“How Do I Live”), Sound

2003: Whale Rider (16) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2003 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Keisha Castle-Hughes)

2008: Kung Fu Panda (11) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2008 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature

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