This Day in Oscar History: May 30 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1896: Howard Hawks (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1912: Hugh Griffith (67 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1920: Franklin J. Schaffner (69 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1928: Agnès Varda (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1939: Michael J. Pollard (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1944: Peter E. Berger (67 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1947: Ken Weston (53 at death)

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Sound/Sound Mixing
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

Died

1938: Lazare Meerson (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1953: George Barnes (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1961: Werner Heymann (65) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1967: Claude Rains (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1972: Robert J. Kern (87)

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

1983: Burnett Guffey (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1985: George K. Arthur (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Two-Reel Short Film

1985: Talbot Jennings (90)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

2000: Bill Thomas (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2014: Joan Lorring (88) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2015: Julie Harris (94)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

Released

1941: Billy the Kid (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1941 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1941: Sunny (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1941 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical

2003: Finding Nemo (16) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 2003 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Animted Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature, Original Screenplay, Original Score, Sound Effects/Editing

2014: Maleficent (5) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2014 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

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