This Day in Oscar History: March 15 (2015)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born


Died


Born

1893: Arthur Hornblow Jr. (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1913: John Woolf (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Picture
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1933: Philippe De Broca (71 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1934: Jost Vacano (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1935: Judd Hirsch (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1936: Paul Fierlinger (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1937: Stephen J. Friedman (59 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1946: Naomi Foner (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1957: David Silverman (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1960: Chris Sanders (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Film

Died

1968: Ray Cory (73)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1976: Jo Mielziner (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Color)

1977: Frank X. Shaw (81)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Assistant Director

1980: Gordon E. Sawyer (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {16 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing, John A. Bonner Medal
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1988: Frank Perkins (79)

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

1992: Helen Deutsch (85)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

2001: Ann Sothern (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2004: John Vallone (50)

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

2009: Jack Lawrence (96) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Ceremonies

1945: 17th Annual Academy Awards

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1944}

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