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10 amazing Oscar facts you should know

The first Academy Awards were held on May 16, 1929 at Hollywood's Roosevelt hotel and tickets for the event were $5. That year, Charlie Chaplin was awarded the Oscars statuette for 'versatility and genius' in acting, writing, directing and producing for 'The Circus.' <span class=meta>(A.M.P.A.S.)</span>
February 7, 2011 3:51:25 PM PST