This Day in Oscar History: May 14 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1900: Charles L. Lootens (93 at death)

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

1908: James B. Clark (92 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1936: Bobby Darin (37 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1943: Mark Berger (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1944: George Lucas (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Original Screenplay

1951: Robert Zemeckis (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1952: David Byrne (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1952: Michael Minkler (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {11 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1961: Tim Roth (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1966: Raphael Saadiq (53) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1969: Cate Blanchett (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Actress, Supporting Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress, Supporting Actress

1971: Sofia Coppola (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1942: Frank Churchill (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Scoring, Drama/Comedy Score, Musical Score

1970: Billie Burke (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1980: Hugh Griffith (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1998: Frank Sinatra (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor, Special/Honorary, Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
     Oscar Nominee: Actor, Supporting Actor
     Academy Awards Host: 35th, 47th-Co | 2 times

1999: Jerry Wunderlich (73)

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

2003: Wendy Hiller (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2003: Robert Stack (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1938: The Adventures of Robin Hood (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 3 Wins @ 1938 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score, Editing, Art Direction/Production Design
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Original Score, Editing, Art Direction/Production Design

1941: King of the Zombies (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1941 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Dramatic Score

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

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1943 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1964: What a Way to Go! (55) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1964 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Color), Costume Design (Color)

1969: Krakatoa, East of Java (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1969 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Visual Effects

2004: Troy (15) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2004 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

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