This Day in Oscar History: May 31 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1896: Ernest Haller (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {7 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Black-and-White), Cinematography (Color)

1908: Don Ameche (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1916: Bert Haanstra (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Short
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short

1922: Denholm Elliott (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1925: Philip Jefferies (61 at death)

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

1928: Edouard Molinaro (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing, Adapted Screenplay

1930: Roy Charman (60 at death)

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

1930: Clint Eastwood (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {11 Noms, 5 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing, Irving G. Thalberg Award
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Actor

1949: Tom Berenger (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1974: Gabriel Scognamillo (67)

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

2010: William A. Fraker (86) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Visual Effects

2014: Martha Hyer (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2017: Fred Koenekamp (94) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1950: Louisa (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1950 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Recording

1996: Dragonheart (23) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1996 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

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