This Day in Oscar History: March 20 (2017)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Born

1896: Hal Walker (76 at death)

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

1907: Henry Grace (76 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {13 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction (Black-and-White), Art Direction (Color)

1908: Michael Redgrave (77 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1914: Wendell Corey (54 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Academy President #17: 1961-63, 2 terms

1922: Jack Kruschen (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1930: Michel Magne (54 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1931: Evan Lottman (70 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1943: Paul Junger Witt (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1944: John Cameron (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Drama Score

1950: William Hurt (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Actor, Supporting Actor

1957: Spike Lee (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Documentary Feature

1957: Chris Wedge (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Feature, Animated Short Film

1958: Holly Hunter (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress, Supporting Actress

1962: Christoph Lauenstein (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1962: Wolfgang Lauenstein (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1966: Mike Mills (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1979: Duke Johnson (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1950: Lionel Banks (48)

  {7 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction (Black-and-White), Art Direction (Color)

1968: George Leverett (85)

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

1979: Winton Hoch (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Color), Sci-Tech Award – Type III (Certificate)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1992: Georges Delerue (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Non-Musical Score, Drama Score

1999: Mickey S. Michaels (67)

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

Oscar Ceremonies

1948: 20th Annual Academy Awards

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1947}

1952: 24th Annual Academy Awards

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1951}

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