This Day in Oscar History: May 29 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1894: Josef Von Sternberg (75 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1897: Erich Wolfgang Korngold (60 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Score, Scoring
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Scoring

1903: Bob Hope (100 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 5 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary, Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award
     Academy Awards Host: 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 17th-Co, 18th-Co, 25th-Co, 27th-Co, 30th-Co, 31st-Co, 32nd, 33rd, 34th, 37th, 38th, 39th, 40th, 47th-Co, 50th | 19 times

1904: Gregg Toland (44 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1916: Sidney Glazier (86 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1924: Rune Ericson (95) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Award of Commendation

1951: Peter Chernin (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1953: Danny Elfman (66) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Drama Score, Comedy/Musical Score

1958: Annette Bening (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1961: Melissa Etheridge (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1979: Teddy Schwarzman (40) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

Died

1948: May Whitty (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1949: Casey Roberts (48)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1957: Paul Wing (64)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Assistant Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Assistant Directing

1974: Seton I. Miller (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1976: Elizabeth Haffenden (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Color)

1979: Eddie Imazu (81) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1979: Mary Pickford (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Actress, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1987: Howard Shoup (83)

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1994: Joseph Janni (78)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

Released

1942: Yankee Doodle Dandy (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 3 Wins @ 1942 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Actor (James Cagney), Musical Score, Sound Recording
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (Michael Curtiz), Actor (James Cagney), Supporting Actor (Walter Huston), Original Motion Picture Story, Musical Score, Editing, Sound Recording

1947: Possessed (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1947 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Joan Crawford)

1957: Gunfight at the O.K. Corral (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1957 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing, Sound Recording

1963: 55 Days at Peking (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1963 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“So Little Time”), Substantially Original Score

1968: Wild in the Streets (51) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1968 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

2006: Up (13) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins @ 2006 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Animated Feature, Original Score
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Animated Feature, Original Screenplay, Original Score, Sound Effects/Editing

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