This Day in Oscar History: May 10 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1888: Max Steiner (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {26 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Scoring, Drama/Comedy Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Scoring, Drama Score, Drama/Comedy Score, Musical Score

1890: Clarence Brown (97 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1894: Dimitri Tiomkin (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {23 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song, Drama/Comedy Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Scoring, Drama/Comedy Score, Substantially Original Score, Original Song or Adaptation Score

1899: Fred Astaire (88 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor
     Academy Awards Host: 23rd | 1 time

1902: David O. Selznick (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Irving G. Thalberg Award

1902: Anatole Litvak (72 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing

1945: Christina Smith (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Makeup

1960: Bono (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1963: Rich Moore (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Feature

1981: Fred Berger (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

Died

1974: Hal Mohr (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography, Cinematography (Color)
     Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1977: Joan Crawford (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1994: Charles L. Lootens (93)

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sci-Tech Award – Type II (Certificate)
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1999: Shel Silverstein (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2012: Joyce Redman (93) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1930: The Rogue Song (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1929/30 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Lawrence Tibbett)

1940: Edison, the Man (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story

1951: The Great Caruso (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1951 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Recording
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical, Costume Design (Color), Sound Recording

1954: Indiscretion of an American Wife (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1954 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1958: My Uncle (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1958 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Foreign Language Film
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1974: Cats’ Play (45) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1974 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1995: A Little Princess (24) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1995 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design

1996: Twister (23) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1996 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound, Visual Effects

2002: Unfaithful (17) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2002 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Diane Lane)

2013: The Great Gatsby (6) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins @ 2013 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

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