This Day in Oscar History: May 7 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1887: Benjamin Glazer (68 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Writing, Original Story
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation, Original Story

1897: Otto Siegel (65 at death)

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

1901: Gary Cooper (60 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Actor, Special/Honorary
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1905: George E. Stoll (79 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring, Musical Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score

1908: John Cox (64 at death)

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

1914: Jack Elliott (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation or Treatment Score

1923: Anne Baxter (62 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1927: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (85 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

1950: Cheryl McCall (55 at death)

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

1951: David Bradbury (68) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature

1956: Anne Dudley (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Comedy/Musical Score
     Oscar Nominee: Comedy/Musical Score

1967: Mac Ruth (52) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1972: Jennifer Yuh Nelson (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Animated Feature

Died

1951: Warner Baxter (62) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1967: Anne Bauchens (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2013: Ray Harryhausen (92) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Gordon E. Sawyer Award

Released

1943: This Land Is Mine (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1943 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Sound Recording
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Recording

1958: The Sheepman (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1958 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Story and Screenplay

1975: The Day of the Locust (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1975 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Burgess Meredith), Cinematography

1993: Dave (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1993 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay

1999: The Mummy (20) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1999 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound

2010: Iron Man 2 (9) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2010 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Visual Effects

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