This Day in Oscar History: March 29 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Oscar Ceremonies

Born

1885: Robert J. Kern (87 at death)

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

1889: Warner Baxter (62 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1894: Franz Planer (68 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1898: Horace Jackson (53 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation

1898: Cecil Lewis (98 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1902: William Walton (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1908: Arthur O’Connell (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1919: Eileen Heckart (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1936: Richard Rodney Bennett (76 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Drama Score

1943: Vangelis (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1946: Bruce Weber (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1947: John Patrick Pritchett (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1957: Michael Paxton (62)

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

1959: Tim Squyres (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1967: Michel Hazanavicius (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Original Screenplay, Editing

1981: Jessica Chastain (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1967: Thomas T. Moulton (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {20 Noms, 7 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing, Sci-Tech Award – Type III (Certificate)
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing, Special Effects

1977: Peter Foldes (53)

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

1992: William L. Hendricks (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short

2004: Bud Grenzbach (80)

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

2006: Gretchen Rau (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

2009: Maurice Jarre (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score, Substantially Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Original Score, Substantially Original Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score

2016: Patty Duke (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress

Released

1945: The Corn Is Green (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (John Dall), Supporting Actress (Joan Lorring)

1948: Paisan (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1949 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay

1970: Tristana (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1990: Open Doors (29) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1990 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2012: A Royal Affair (7) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2012 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2018: Ready Player One (1) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2018 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

Oscar Ceremonies

1951: 23rd Annual Academy Awards

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1950}

1976: 48th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1975}

1982: 54th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1981}

1989: 61st Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1988}

1993: 65th Annual Academy Awards [Pictured (hover to see)]

  (Presentation Ceremony) {for the films of 1992}

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