This Day in Oscar History: May 11 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1888: Irving Berlin (101 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {9 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story, Motion Picture Story, Original Song

1892: Margaret Rutherford (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1914: Haroun Tazieff (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1919: John Michael Hayes (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1927: Mort Sahl (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  { Noms, Wins}
     Academy Awards Host: 31st-Co | 1 time

1952: Shohreh Aghdashloo (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1944: Joe McDonough (47)

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

1959: Gene Havlick (65)

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

1998: Gene Fowler Jr. (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

2000: David Bretherton (76)

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

Released

1937: Captains Courageous (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1937 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (Spencer Tracy)
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Spencer Tracy), Screenplay, Editing

1939: Only Angels Have Wings (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1939 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Special Effects

1944: The White Cliffs of Dover (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1966: Stop the World–I Want to Get Off (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1966 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation or Treatment Score

1984: The Natural (35) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1984 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Glenn Close), Original Score, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design

1990: Longtime Companion (29) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1990 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Bruce Davison)

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