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Wed, 31 Oct 2012 17:04:00 GMT | By Bárbara Bação, Catarina Amaral & Marta Gama
Fun Oscar facts and trivia

Things you never knew about the Academy Awards!

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A more light-hearted moment came in 1942 when actress Greer Garson broke the record for the longest acceptance speech. Her astonishingly lengthy address went on for well over an hour.