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Fri, 02 Nov 2012 20:57:20 GMT | By Bárbara Bação and Marta Gama
The best moments in Oscars history!

The first Academy Awards ceremony



1st Academy Awards (© AMPAS/Public Domain)
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We cannot talk about the best Oscar moments without including the first Academy Awards ceremony, on 16 May 1929. Very different from what we're used to today, this first edition had a gala dinner and the winners were announced prior to the event.

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