This Day in Oscar History: October 1

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

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Born

1890: Stanley Holloway (91 at death) [Pictured]

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

1911: Irwin Kostal (83 at death) [Pictured]

  {5 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Musical Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song or Adaptation Score, Musical Score, Adaptation or Treatment Score

1920: Walter Matthau (79 at death) [Pictured]

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

1921: James Whitmore (87 at death) [Pictured]

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

1927: Laurence Harvey (46 at death) [Pictured]

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

1930: Richard Harris (72 at death) [Pictured]

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

1935: Julie Andrews (76) [Pictured]

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

1948: Lynn Ahrens (63) [Pictured]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Song, Comedy/Musical Score

1950: Randy Quaid (61) [Pictured]

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

1961: Christine Blundell (50) [Pictured]

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

Died

1964: Ernst Toch (76)

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Scoring, Drama Score, Drama/Comedy Score

1977: Robert Luthardt (60)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction (Black-and-White)

1982: Russell Malmgren (77)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Special Effects

1988: Lucien Ballard (80)

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

Released

1948: Johnny Belinda

  (New York City Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1948}

1963: Lilies of the Field

  (New York City Release) {Best Picture Nominee, 1963}

1999: American Beauty

  (Wide Release) {Best Picture Winner, 1999}

Updated: September 24, 2011 — 10:22 pm

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