This Day in Oscar History: November 16 (2016)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released


Born

1888: Ray Binger (81 at death)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1890: Max Terr (60 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Drama/Comedy Score

1896: Lawrence Tibbett (63 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1903: Thorold Dickinson (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1903: Barbara McLean (92 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1907: Burgess Meredith (89 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1977: Maggie Gyllenhaal (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1960: Clark Gable (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Lead Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actor

1977: William Tummel (85)

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

1981: William Holden (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Lead Actor
     Oscar Nominee: Lead Actor

2002: George Barrie (90)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

2003: Albert Nozaki (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2006: Ernest Day (79)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography

2006: Eustace Lycett (91) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1933: Little Women (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1932/33 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Adaptation
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Director (George Cukor), Adaptation

1934: The White Parade (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1934 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Sound Recording

2011: The Descendants (5) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 2011 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Adapted Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Director (Alexander Payne), Lead Actor (George Clooney), Adapted Screenplay, Editing

2012: Silver Linings Playbook (4) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {8 Noms, 1 Win @ 2012 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Lead Actress (Jennifer Lawrence)
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Director (David O. Russell), Lead Actor (Bradley Cooper), Lead Actress (Jennifer Lawrence), Supporting Actor (Robert De Niro), Supporting Actress (Jacki Weaver), Adapted Screenplay, Editing

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