This Day in Oscar History: October 9 (2018)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1888: Irving Cummings (70 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Directing

1890: Samuel Hoffenstein (56 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adaptation, Screenplay, Scoring

1896: Robert Armbruster (97 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1902: Freddie A. Young (96 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 3 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography, Cinematography (Color)
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Cinematography (Color)

1902: Sheila O’Brien (80 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1907: Jacques Tati (75 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Story and Screenplay

1918: Lila Kedrova (81 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1929: Donn Cambern (89) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1931: Mickey S. Michaels (67 at death)

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Art Direction/Production Design

1940: John Lennon (40 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song Score
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song Score

1964: Guillermo del Toro (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Picture, Directing
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing, Original Screenplay

1969: Steve McQueen (49) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

Died

1962: Leland Fuller (63)

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

1972: Miriam Hopkins (69) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1979: Louis Diage (74)

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

1986: Harald Reinl (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1987: Clare Boothe Luce (84) [Pictured (hover to see)]

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

1992: Ben Maddow (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Screenplay

1995: Armin Ganz (47)

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

2001: Herbert Ross (74) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing

2002: Charles Guggenheim (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {11 Noms, 4 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Documentary Short, Live Action Short Film
     Oscar Nominee: Documentary Feature, Documentary Short, Live Action Short Film

2016: Andrzej Wajda (90) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {0 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Special/Honorary

Released

1935: A Midsummer Night’s Dream (83) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 2 Wins @ 1935 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Editing, Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Assistant Directing, Editing

1936: Libeled Lady (82) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1936 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1940: The Long Voyage Home (78) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {6 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1940 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Screenplay, Original Score, Editing, Black-and-White Cinematography, Special Effects

1945: Why Girls Leave Home (73) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1945 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“The Cat And The Canary”), Score of a Musical

1959: The Best of Everything (59) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1959 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song (“The Best Of Everything”), Costume Design (Color)

1962: Long Day’s Journey into Night (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1962 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actress (Katharine Hepburn)

1968: Finian’s Rainbow (50) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1968 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical, Sound

1974: Shanks (44) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1974 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Dramatic Score

1987: Hope and Glory (31) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1987 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture, Directing (John Boorman), Original Screenplay, Cinematography, Art Direction/Production Design

1992: A River Runs through It (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1992 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Cinematography
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Cinematography

1992: Under Siege (26) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1992 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Sound, Sound Effects Editing

2015: Steve Jobs (3) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2015 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Michael Fassbender), Supporting Actress (Kate Winslet)

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