This Day in Oscar History: March 11 (2018)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1899: Dave Gould (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Dance Direction
     Oscar Nominee: Dance Direction

1901: Richard Flournoy (66 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1909: Jules Engel (94 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1909: Karl Tunberg (83 at death)

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

1935: Shirley Russell (66 at death)

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

1938: Joseph Brooks (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1942: David Weisman (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1954: David Newman (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1969: Terrence Howard (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1972: Mathilde Bonnefoy (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

1977: Stefan Arsenijevic (41) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short Film

Died

1939: Victor Baravalle (53)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring

1940: John Monk Saunder (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1944: Irvin S. Cobb (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  { Noms, Wins}
     Academy Awards Host: 7th | 1 time

1992: Richard Brooks (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1996: John A. Bonner (Unknown)

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: John A. Bonner Medal

2011: Hugh Martin (96) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

Released

1956: Richard III (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1956 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Sir Laurence Olivier)

1957: The Red Balloon (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1956 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1960: Can-Can (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1960 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical, Costume Design (Color)

1964: Becket (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {12 Noms, 1 Win @ 1964 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Peter Glenville), Actor (Richard Burton, Peter O’Toole), Supporting Actor (John Gielgud), Adapted Screenplay, Substantially Original Score, Editing, Color Cinematography, Color Art Direction/Production Design, Color Costume Design, Sound

1966: Pharaoh (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1966 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1970: Fellini Satyricon (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1970 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Federico Fellini)

1970: Hoa-Binh (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1970 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1977: Airport ’77 (41) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1977 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

1988: Stand and Deliver (30) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1988 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Edward James Olmos)

2011: Jane Eyre (7) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2011 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

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