This Day in History: 05/16/1929 - The First Academy Awards

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This Day in History - May 16, 1929, was the day of the first Academy Awards. 270 people attended the awards with an admission of $5. Fifteen awards were presented with only one given to a female. All the recipients of the awards already knew they had won before attending. To find out more about this first big night of stars, check out this clip.

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