This Day in Oscar History: May 13 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

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2010: Box Office Predictions Game (4)

Born

1906: Edward Stevenson (62 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Color)

1909: Lothar Wolff (79 at death)

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

1909: Ken Darby (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1919: Michael Mills (68 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1927: Herbert Ross (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1938: Luis Resto (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1938: Tony Renis (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1939: Harvey Keitel (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1947: Charles Gordon (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1950: Joe Johnston (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1950: Stevie Wonder (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1957: Alan Ball (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1960: Paul Brown (57 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1977: Samantha Morton (42) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1961: Gary Cooper (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Actor, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1964: Diana Wynyard (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1968: Robert Burks (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1977: George Dutton (77)

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing, Special Effects

1986: George Gaines (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1987: F. R. Crawley (75)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

1995: Alan Maley (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

2001: Jason Miller (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2014: Malik Bendjelloul (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1938: Vivacious Lady (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1938 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Sound Recording

1970: Let It Be (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1970 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song Score

1983: Blue Thunder (36) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1983 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

2011: Bridesmaids (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2011 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Melissa McCarthy), Original Screenplay

2016: The Lobster (3) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2016 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

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