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TIL that John Williams lost at the Academy Awards (Close Encounters).to himself (Star Wars).

Best Supporting Actress Patty Duke ("The Miracle Worker")  with Best Supporting Actor Ed Begley ("Sweet Bird of Youth").

1963 Oscars: Patty Duke, Best Supporting Actress 1962 for "The Miracle Worker" and Ed Begley, Best Supporting Actor 1962 for "Sweet Bird of Youth"

It all started because Louis B. Mayer wanted to build a beach house.

The Oscars Were Invented To Break Up Hollywood Unions: The True, Surprising History of the Academy Awards

The House That Mr. Mayer Built: Inside the Union-Busting Birth of the Academy Awards

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Cementing her iconic fashion status when she was secured as the Christian Dior poster girl, Jennifer Lawrence's flawless red carpet style is the.

Sidney Poitier recieved an Academy Honorary Award, "for his extraordinary performances and unique presence on the screen and for representing the industry with dignity, style and intelligence".

ღღ Sidney Poitier:the first black Best Actor Oscar winner in 1963 for Lilies of the Field & an Honorary Oscar in 2002

1949 John Huston Best Director & Adapted Screenplay for "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre" ~ and his father, Walter, Best Supporting Role for the classic drama

1987: Oscar: Best Supporting Actor - Sean Connery

The Academy Awards Ceremony Sean Connery Best Supporting Actor Oscar for "The Untouchables"

In 2010, Sandra Bullock glittered in shimmering silver and lace Marchesa column gown

In Sandra Bullock glittered in shimmering silver and lace Marchesa column gown when she picked up her Oscar for The Blind Side.

Gary Cooper, Joan Fontaine and Mary Astor with an Oscar statue each.

1942 Oscars: Gary Cooper, Best Actor for "Sergeant York" Joan Fontaine, Best Actress for "Suspicion" Mary Astor, Best Supporting Actress for "The Great Lie" Donald Crisp, Best Supporting Actor for "How Green Was My Valley"