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ON THIS DATE… in 1929: The 1st Academy Awards. $5 guest ticket price. More details» theacademy

On this date 87 years ago (May 11, 1927)… A week after the state granted the Academy a charter as a non-profit organization, an official banquet was held at the Biltmore Hotel. 230 joined the Academy that night, paying $100 each. An honorary membership was awarded to Thomas Edison. #history #flashback #AMPAS #oscars

Sporting my #Oscars hoodie at the @clefilmfest, which features a Focus on Filmmakers program sponsored by a grant from @TheAcademy. #ciff #tgkciff #oscars #ampas (at Tower City Cinemas)

12 years ago today: Halle Berry accepted her Leading Actress Oscar for “Monster’s Ball.”

ON THIS DATE… In 1973, The Academy broke ground for its new HQ at 8949 Wilshire Blvd. in Beverly Hills.

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