This Day in Oscar History: May 2 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1888: Harry Perry (96 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1894: Vernon L. Walker (53 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1898: Walter Strenge (76 at death)

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

1902: Brian Aherne (83 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1903: Bing Crosby (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1912: Walter Hannemann (88 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1921: Satyajit Ray (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary

1924: Theodore Bikel (91 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1930: Bernard Slade (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

1936: Norma Aleandro (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1936: Quinn K. Redeker (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1946: Lesley Gore (68 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

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

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

1954: Elliot Goldenthal (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Original Score, Drama Score

1961: Stephen Daldry (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1962: Tamara Jenkins (57) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1980: George Pal (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Short Film

1989: James Crabe (57)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

1991: Charles Kaufman (86)

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

2010: Lynn Redgrave (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1929: Bulldog Drummond (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1929/30 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Ronald Colman), Art Direction/Production Design

1952: The Narrow Margin (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1952 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1952: The Pride of St. Louis (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1952 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1968: The Odd Couple (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1968 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay, Editing

2008: Iron Man (11) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2008 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Effects/Editing, Visual Effects

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