1989 Oscars 61st Academy Awards

1989 Oscars 61st Academy Awards Winners Announced: Wednesday(!), March 29, 1989 Held at: Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California Host: no one Eligibility Year: 1988 This broadcast is noted for being the final public appearance of actress Lucille Ball, who died a few weeks later. 1989 Oscar Nominees and Winners Best Picture: Rain Man – Mark… Read More

1988 Oscars 60th Academy Awards

1988 Oscars 60th Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 11, 1988 Held at: Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California Host: Chevy Chase Eligibility Year: 1987 1988 Oscar Nominees and Winners Best Picture: The Last Emperor – Jeremy Thomas, producer (WINNER) Broadcast News – James L. Brooks, producer Fatal Attraction – Stanley R. Jaffe and Sherry Lansing, producers… Read More

1987 Oscars 59th Academy Awards

1987 Oscars 59th Academy Awards Winners Announced: March 30, 1987 Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California Hosts: Chevy Chase, Goldie Hawn, Paul Hogan Eligibility Year: 1986 Best Actress winner Marlee Matlin became the first (and only, so far) deaf Oscar winner. 1987 Oscar Nominees and Winners Best Picture: Platoon – Arnold Kopelson, producer… Read More

1986 Oscars 58th Academy Awards

1986 Oscars 58th Academy Awards Winners Announced: March 24, 1986 Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California Hosts: Alan Alda, Jane Fonda and Robin Williams Eligibility Year: 1985 1986 Oscar Nominees and Winners Best Picture: Out of Africa – Sydney Pollack, producer (WINNER) The Color Purple – Steven Spielberg, Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall and… Read More

1985 Oscars 57th Academy Awards

1985 Oscars 57th Academy Awards Winners Announced: March 25, 1985 Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California Host: Jack Lemmon Eligibility Year: 1984 Upon winning the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Places in the Heart, Sally Field exclaimed, “I haven’t had an orthodox career and I wanted more than anything… Read More

1984 Oscars 56th Academy Awards

1984 Oscars 56th Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 9, 1984 Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California Host: Johnny Carson Eligibility Year: 1983 “God bless that potential that we all have for making anything possible if we think we deserve it. I deserve this.” – Shirley MacLaine, Best Actress, Terms of Endearment 1984 Oscar… Read More

1983 Oscars 55th Academy Awards

1983 Oscars 55th Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 11, 1983 Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California Hosts: Liza Minnelli, Dudley Moore, Richard Pryor, Walter Matthau Eligibility Year: 1982 1983 Oscar Nominees and Winners Best Picture: Gandhi – Richard Attenborough, producer (WINNER) E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial – Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, producers Missing –… Read More

1981 Oscars 53rd Academy Awards

1981 Oscars 53rd Academy Awards Winners Announced: March 31, 1981 Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California Host: Johnny Carson Eligibility Year: 1980 The ceremony was originally scheduled for the previous day but were postponed due to the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan. The lack of recognition for Christopher Tucker’s make-up work on… Read More

1979 Oscars 51st Academy Awards

1979 Oscars 51st Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 9, 1979 Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California Host: Johnny Carson (introduced as “John Carson”) Eligibility Year: 1978 This was the final public appearance of actor John Wayne. The nominees for the 51st Academy Awards were announced on February 20, 1979 1979 Oscar Nominees and… Read More

1977 Oscars 49th Academy Awards

1977 Oscars 49th Academy Awards Winners Announced: March 28, 1977 Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California Hosts: Richard Pryor, Jane Fonda, Ellen Burstyn, Warren Beatty Eligibility Year: 1976 Peter Finch was the first posthumous winner of an Oscar for acting. The “Academy Award of Merit” is what the Oscar statue is officially called.… Read More

1976 Oscars 48th Academy Awards

1976 Oscars 48th Academy Awards Winners Announced: March 29, 1976 Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California Hosts: Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, George Segal, Goldie Hawn, Gene Kelly Eligibility Year: 1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest eaned 9 nominations, winning 5 Oscars. 1976 Oscar Nominees and Winners Best Picture: One Flew Over the… Read More

1975 Oscars 47th Academy Awards

1975 Oscars 47th Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 8, 1975 Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California Hosts: Sammy Davis, Jr., Bob Hope, Shirley MacLaine, Frank Sinatra Eligibility Year: 1974 This was the only Oscars where all nominees in one category were released by the same studio: all five Best Costume Design nominations were… Read More

1974 Oscars 46th Academy Awards

1974 Oscars 46th Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 2, 1974 Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California Hosts: John Huston, Diana Ross, Burt Reynolds, David Niven Eligibility Year: 1973 Tatum O’Neal, age 10, was the youngest person to ever win an Oscar. “In recent years, especially, there has been a great deal of criticism… Read More

1973 Oscars 45th Academy Awards

1973 Oscars 45th Academy Awards Winners Announced: March 27, 1973 Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California Hosts: Carol Burnett, Michael Caine, Charlton Heston, Rock Hudson Eligibility Year: 1972 Marlon Brando’s boycotted the Oscars, sending Sacheen Littlefeather to explain why he would not show up to collect his Best Actor award for The Godfather.… Read More

1973 Grammy Award Winners

1973 Grammy Award Winners Winners Announced: March 3, 1973 Held at: Tennessee Theater, Nashville, Tennessee Host: Andy Williams Eligibility Year: October 16, 1971 – October 15, 1972 1973 Grammy Winners Record of the Year: The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face – Roberta Flack Album of the Year: The Concert for Bangla Desh, George… Read More

1972 Oscar Nominees and Winners

1972 Oscars 44th Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 10, 1972 Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California Hosts: Helen Hayes, Alan King, Sammy Davis, Jr., Jack Lemmon Eligibility Year: 1971 When introduced to the audience, Charlie Chaplin received a twelve-minute standing ovation, the longest in Academy Awards history. This was the first time in… Read More

1971 Oscars 43rd Academy Awards

1971 Oscars 43rd Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 15, 1971 Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California Host: no one (34 presenters) Eligibility Year: 1970 Helen Hayes became the first performer to win Oscars in both lead and supporting categories. The documentary film Woodstock garnered three Oscar nominations, making it the most nominated documentary… Read More

1970 Oscars 42nd Academy Awards

1970 Oscars 42nd Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 7, 1970 Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California Host: no one Presenters: Bob Hope, John Wayne, Barbra Streisand, Fred Astaire, Jon Voight, Myrna Loy, Clint Eastwood, Raquel Welch, Candice Bergen, James Earl Jones, Katharine Ross, Cliff Robertson, Ali MacGraw, Barbara McNair, Elliott Gould, Claudia Cardinale,… Read More

1969 Oscars 41st Academy Awards

1969 Oscars 41st Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 14, 1969 Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California Host: no one Eligibility Year: 1968 Oliver! had 11 nominations, winning 5 awards. Oliver! was the only G-rated film to win Best Picture. 1969 Oscar Nominees and Winners Best Picture: Oliver! – John Woolf, producer (WINNER) Funny… Read More

1967 Oscars 39th Academy Awards

1967 Oscars 39th Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 10, 1967 Held at: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California Host: Bob Hope Eligibility Year: 1966 The “Academy Award of Merit” is what the Oscar statue is officially called. 1967 Oscar Nominees and Winners Best Picture: A Man for All Seasons – Fred Zinnemann (WINNER) Alfie… Read More

1965 Oscars 37th Academy Awards

1965 Oscars 37th Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 5, 1965 Held at: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California Host: Bob Hope Eligibility Year: 1964 Mary Poppins earned 13 nominations, winning 5 Oscars. My Fair Lady and Becket each earned 12 nominations, My Fair Lady won 8 Oscars. Becket won 1 Award. Audrey Hepburn played… Read More

1964 Oscars 36th Academy Awards

1964 Oscars 36th Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 13, 1964 Held at: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California Host: Jack Lemmon Eligibility Year: 1963 Best Picture winner Tom Jones was the only film in history to garner three Best Supporting Actress nominations. Cleopatra (9 nominations) and Tom Jones (10 nominations) each won 4 Oscars.… Read More

1963 Oscars 35th Academy Awards

1963 Oscars 35th Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 8, 1963 Held at: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California Host: Frank Sinatra Eligibility Year: 1962 Lawrence of Arabia earned 1o nominations, winning 7. To Kill a Mockingbird earned 8 nominations, winning 3. 1963 Oscar Nominees and Winners Best Picture: Lawrence of Arabia – Sam Spiegel… Read More

1962 Oscars 34th Academy Awards

1962 Oscars 34th Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 9, 1962 Held at: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California Host: Bob Hope Eligibility Year: 1961 Sophia Loren became the first actress to win an acting Oscar for a non-English-speaking role. West Side Story and Judgment at Nuremberg each earned 11 nominations. West Side Story won… Read More

1961 Oscars 33rd Academy Awards

1961 Oscars 33rd Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 17, 1961 Held at: Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, Santa Monica, California Host: Bob Hope Eligibility Year: 1960 1961 was the first year a red carpet lined the walk into the theater. The Apartment was the last black-and-white film to win Best Picture until 1993’s Schindler’s List 1961… Read More