This Day in Oscar History: May 9 (2019)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1895: Richard Barthelmess (68 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1896: Richard Day (76 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {20 Noms, 7 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design, Art Direction/Production Design (Black-and-White), Art Direction/Production Design (Color)

1898: Dewey Starkey (76 at death)

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

1901: Casey Roberts (48 at death)

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

1901: Elmer A. Raguse (70 at death)

  {8 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing, Special Effects

1906: Adrienne Fazan (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1917: Fay Kanin (95 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay
     Academy President #23: 1979-83, 4 terms

1920: Robert Lewin (84 at death)

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

1928: Harry Rasky (78 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1934: Alan Bennett (85) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

1936: Albert Finney (82 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1936: Glenda Jackson (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1940: James L. Brooks (79) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing, Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Original Screenplay, Adapted Screenplay

1943: Emile Ardolino (50 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1946: Candice Bergen (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1977: Frederic M. Frank (65)

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Motion Picture Story
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1985: Edmond O’Brien (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1993: Penelope Gilliatt (61) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1997: Paul Zastupnevich (75) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

2004: Alan King (76) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  { Noms, Wins}
     Academy Awards Host: 44th-Co | 1 time

Released

1930: The Devil’s Holiday (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1929/30 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Nancy Carroll)

1935: The Informer (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1935 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Directing (John Ford), Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (John Ford), Actor (Victor McLaglen), Screenplay, Scoring, Editing

1952: Forbidden Games (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1952 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: 1952: Foreign Language Film (Special/Honorary)
     Oscar Nominee: 1954: Motion Picture Story

1952: The Sniper (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1952 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1956: The Harder They Fall (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1956 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1973: Paper Moon (46) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win @ 1973 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actress (Tatum O’Neal)
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Madeline Kahn, Tatum O’Neal), Adapted Screenplay, Sound

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

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1996 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1997: The Fifth Element (22) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound Effects Editing

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