This Day in Oscar History: November 7 (2018)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1897: Herman J. Mankiewicz (55 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Screenplay

1903: Dean Jagger (87 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1903: Ary Barroso (60 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1904: Lester Lee (51 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1906: Walter M. Scott (82 at death)

  {21 Noms, 6 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)

1909: Norman Krasna (74 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Original Screenplay, Original Story

1925: John Kohn (76 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1934: Ron Talsky (60 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1959: Henrik Ruben Genz (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Live Action Short Film

1962: Phyllis Nagy (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1970: Morgan Spurlock (48) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1931: Tom Barry (46)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Writing

1948: Jerome Cady (45)

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

1959: Victor McLaglen (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1970: Edward Curtiss (72)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1980: Steve McQueen (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor

1989: Brunello Rondi (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1989: Dick Vorisek (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound/Sound Mixing

1990: Elmo Veron (87)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1993: Jack Martin Smith (82)

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

1995: Jack Patrick (90)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

2012: Richard Robbins (71) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

2017: Debra Chasnoff (60) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Released

1931: The Guardsman (87) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1931/32 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Alfred Lunt), Actress (Lynn Fontanne)

1935: Peter Ibbetson (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1935 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring

1941: Birth of the Blues (77) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1941 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical

1944: Irish Eyes Are Smiling (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1944 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical

1955: Queen Bee (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1955 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White), Costume Design (Black-and-White)

1955: Umberto D. (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1956 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story

1974: The Little Prince (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1974 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“Little Prince”), Original Song Score and Adaptation Score

1979: The Rose (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1979 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Bette Midler), Supporting Actor (Frederic Forrest), Editing, Sound

1983: Wartime Romance (35) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1984 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1997: Starship Troopers (21) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1997: The Wings of the Dove (21) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1997 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Helena Bonham Carter), Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Costume Design

2014: Big Hero 6 (4) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 2014 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Animted Feature
     Oscar Nominee: Animted Feature

2014: Interstellar (4) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 2014 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Visual Effects
     Oscar Nominee: Original Score, Art Direction/Production Design, Sound/Sound Mixing, Sound Effects/Editing, Visual Effects

2014: The Theory of Everything (4) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2014 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Actor (Eddie Redmayne), Actress (Felicity Jones), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score

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