14 Fascinating Facts About the Oscars You Probably Didn't Know

Jacqueline Burt Cote

Oscars 2015
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Looking to impress everybody at this year's Oscars party with your stunningly in-depth knowledge of Academy Awards trivia? With decades of history to draw upon (this is the 89th annual ceremony, after all), there are definitely plenty of fascinating (and sometimes just plain weird) facts to brush up on. 

Read on to learn about groundbreaking firsts, bizarre behind-the-scenes happenings, and so much more! 

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