10 amazing Oscar facts you should know

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">The first Academy Awards were held on May 16, 1929 at Hollywood&#39;s Roosevelt hotel and tickets for the event were &#36;5. That year, Charlie Chaplin was awarded the Oscars statuette for &#39;versatility and genius&#39; in acting, writing, directing and producing for &#39;The Circus.&#39; (A.M.P.A.S.)</span></div>
February 7, 2011 3:51:25 PM PST