This Day in Oscar History: May 5 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1916: John Dunning (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1933: Bert Schneider (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1935: Robert Rehme (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Academy President #28 & #30: 1992-93; 1997-2001, 5 terms

1953: Phillip Borsos (41 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Short

1957: Richard E. Grant (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1971: Andrew Lockley (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

1988: Adele Adkins (31) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1941: Oliver T. Marsh (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Color)

1965: John Waters (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2011: Arthur Laurents (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Original Screenplay

Released

1939: Union Pacific (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1939 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1955: Daddy Long Legs (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1955 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Something’s Gotta Give”), Score of a Musical, Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1955: Interrupted Melody (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1955 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Story and Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Eleanor Parker), Story and Screenplay, Costume Design (Color)

2017: Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 (2) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2017 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

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