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  61st Academy Awards - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 61st Academy Awards were presented April 29, 1989 at the Shrine Civic Auditorium, Los Angeles.
Other Acting Awards: Best Actress - Jodie Foster in The Accused, Best Supporting Actor - Kevin Kline in A Fish Called Wanda, Best Supporting Actress - Geena Davis in The Accidental Tourist.
One noticeable difference was that instead of an award presenter saying, "and the winner is.." they'd say, "and the Oscar goes to...".
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 History of the Academy Awards Ceremony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
For fifteen years the Academy Awards (1st-15th) were banquet affairs held, after the first in the Blossom Room, at the Ambassador Hotel and at the Biltmore Hotel.
The Academy Award for Special Effects was added in 1939 and was first won by 20th Century-Fox for The Rains Came.
The Awards ceremony was postponed from April 8 to April 10 in 1968 out of respect for Dr. Martin Luther King, who had been assassinated a few days before the Awards presentation, and whose funeral was held on the day set for the Awards.
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 Academy's Diamond Anniversary Screening Series to Feature "Rain Man"
Footage of the 61st Academy Awards telecast, featuring the last public appearance of Lucille Ball, who died less than a month later, will precede the screening.
Tickets may be purchased, pending availability, at a cost of $5 each for the general public and $3 for Academy members and students with a valid I.D. Tickets may be purchased in person at the Academy during regular business hours or by mail.
The Academy is located at 8949 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills.
www.oscars.org /press/pressreleases/2003/03.08.26.html   (227 words)

 Oscars 2003 - 75 Days of Oscar - 1989   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
And to celebrate, we're bringing you winners, scandals and highlights from a different year's Academy Awards each day, right up until our star-studded coverage of the 2003 show.
Masterminded by flamboyant Grease producer Allan Carr, the 61st Oscar ceremony famously began with Snow White and Rob Lowe performing a "Proud Mary" duet, prompting a lawsuit from Disney, because Carr had neglected to get permission to use a likeness of Ms.
Academy Awards®, Oscar® and the Oscar® statuette design are trademarks, service marks and copyrighted property of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
www.eonline.com /Features/Awards/Oscars2003/75Days/1989.html   (169 words)

 Variety.com - Special Reports: AWARDS
Award Central 2003 compiles all of the film award news and specials leading up to and including the Academy Awards.
Despite the Academy Award's date change, the screener ban, and even a switch to online balloting, BAFTA has rode the bumpy road of this year's awards season remarkably well.
Award season is a stressful time for filmmakers, actors and anyone else involved in the kudo campaign trail.
www.variety.com /index.asp?layout=reports&type=AWARDS   (4754 words)

 NEWCITYCHICAGO.COM: Street Smart Chicago
The profile of the Awards' telecast reached new highs, gaining wide recognition as the Second Biggest Show on Earth, after the Super Bowl, with an estimated worldwide audience of one billion.
As the nineties wore on and shows improved, better Academy Awards shows set off a feeding frenzy for coverage, as the appetite, or at least the perceived appetite, for Oscar info increased ten-fold.
On last year's awards day E! claimed the highest viewership in its history, with a 10 percent increase in ratings for the Joan Rivers pre-show.
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 iFMagazine.com Features - Great Expectations
If you could predict the Academy Award winners of the future or even predict the winners the day before the Oscar telecast, you'd be a very rich and powerful person.
A decade later iF thought it would be interesting to see how well the Academy did in their predictions and if any of their protégés have received the prized statue or even an Oscar nomination.
Savion Glover has a TONY Award under his belt and is considered to be the best tap dancer alive, so to lump him in the category of semi known is idiotic.
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 The 1989 Oscar Award Winners - RopeofSilicon.com
The 61st Annual Academy Awards were held on March 29, 1989 at the Shrine Civic Auditorium.
In recognition of the company's fundamental contributions to the art of motion pictures during the first century of film history.
Academy Award(s)®, Oscars® and the Oscar® statuette are the registered trademarks, service marks and copyrighted property of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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 Epinions.com - Best Sound--Which Will Win the Oscar?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
By now you've probably heard a lot of opinions on the major awards, so here as a working sound technician in the film business and an Oscar follower for close to three decades, I will attempt to offer you guidance in picking the winner in the Best Sound category.
Now, while other films have won the Best Sound Award while not being a Best Film nominee (last year's The Matrix), the odds seem to be in favor of the film that is also up for Best Picture.
After all, my system apparently isn't foolproof: In both the 62nd and 61st Academy Awards, history disproved my methodology by awarding Best Sound not to the sole Best Picture nominees in those categories (Born on the Fourth of July, and Mississippi Burning respectively), but to Glory and Bird.
www.epinions.com /content_1155965060   (1193 words)

 Rio's Attic - Flight of the Phoenix
It was whilst on the road on one such tour that he heard he had been nominated for an Oscar as Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Running On Empty.
Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles with his mother and girlfriend.
By the summer though, that relationship had come to an end and River began working on his next project, I Love You to Death.
www.river-phoenix.org /flight/loving   (1105 words)

 "Return of the King" Is Golden - Jan 25, 2004 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The occasionally raucous three-hour awards show is lubricated in part by free-flowing bottles of champagne.
It was all déja vu for buxom beauty Renée Zellweger, who collected the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as plucky Ada in Cold Mountain.
The evening's only sure thing was Cecil B. DeMille Award recipient Michael Douglas, whose dad Kirk won the same award back in 1968--it's the first time in Globes history that a father and son have won the award.
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 LABA Teachers
Andrea was awarded the Paul Hammond Scholarship and a Full Scholarship to the National Ballet School where she studied before joining the Royal New Zealand Ballet.
Nichelle Bane was born and raised in Central California, where she studied at The Academy of Dance throughout her youth.
In addition to her private clientele and voice classes here, at LA Ballet Academy, Joan currently teaches music education at several public and private schools in the Los Angeles area.
www.theatricsdance.com /about/teachers.html   (2729 words)

 Dustin Hoffman
The 73rd Annual Academy Awards (2001) (TV) (uncredited)....
The 72nd Annual Academy Awards (2000) (TV) (uncredited)....
The 70th Annual Academy Awards (1998) (TV) (uncredited)....
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 Best Oscar Actresses in a Leading Role
Jodie Foster, The Silence of the Lambs- 64th Academy Awards- 1991
Jodie Foster, The Accused- 61st Academy Awards- 1988
Norma Shearer, The Divorcee- 3rd Academy Awards- 1929-1930
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 Allan Carr - Psychology Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Carr won a Tony Award in 1984 for producing the Broadway hit La Cage aux Folles.
His reputation for hosting expensive and lavish parties and creating lavish production numbers led the producers of the 61st Annual Academy Awards to hire him to produce the show based on his promise that he would turn the show around from the dry, dull show it had been in previous years.
Promising "The antithesis of tacky" it turned out to be a disaster culminating in the infamous paring of Snow White (played by Eileen Bowman) and Rob Lowe singing "Proud Mary".
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Allan_Carr   (386 words)

 1988 Academy Awards
The 1988 Academy Awards were presented April 29, 1989 at the Shrine Civic Auditorium, Los Angeles.
The National Television Academy Announces the 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients; Ten Veteran Actors to Be Honored.
Minutes of the meetings of the Indiana Academy of Science 1988.
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0149738.html   (539 words)

 Those Were the Days, Today in History - March 29
The Best Actor award went to José Ferrer for "Cyrano de Bergerac" and the Best Actress was voted to be Judy Holliday for "Born Yesterday".
The Academy Awards were spotlighted -- for the 48th time -- at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles.
1989 - The 61st Annual Academy Awards ceremony was presented at the Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles.
www.440.com /twtd/archives/mar29.html   (2084 words)

 Best Oscar Movies
The Silence of the Lambs-64th Annual Academy Awards- 1991
The Bridge on the River Kwai- 30th Annual Academy Awards- 1957
Mutiny on the Bounty- 8th Annual Academy Awards- 1935
www.geocities.com /zdmay/Oscars   (409 words)

 March 29 in History - People born on March 29
1951 : 23rd Academy Awards, hosted by Fred Astaire ("All about Eve" is best picture, Judy Holliday best actress).
1976 : 48th Academy Awards; "One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest" is best picture of 1975.
1977 : 49th Academy Awards; "Rocky" is best picture of 1976.
home.att.net /~g.michon/march29   (1085 words)

 Academy Awards Facts, Figures, & Trivia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It was the 74th Annual Academy Awards, honoring the films of 2001, that ran some four hours and eighteen minutes by varying accounts of it.
France and Italy are tied with 12 films a piece winning foreign film honors since the Foreign Film award officially became a competitive award (it was awarded for several years as a Special Academy Award before the first competitive one given in 1948).
The majority of the films that have won the Best Picture Academy Award were adapted from other sources.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
If Academy voters judge by financial success, they might choose his role in ``Big'' as the youngster who is transformed overnight into a 30-year-old.
Some observers believe Weaver is overdue for an Oscar, and she is likely to be nominated for her role as the obsessed naturalist Dian Fossey in ``Gorillas in the Mist.'' If the Academy had an award for bravery, she would certainly win it for working intimately with the wild gorillas.
The 61st Annual Academy Awards will arrive early next year _ March 29.
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 Kirkwood Community College - News Story: Summer Floral Careers Show Set for June 25
Teunissens has been part of the floral design team for the wedding of the Dutch Crown Prince Willem Alexander and his bride Maxima.
Her designs were also an integral part of the 61st Academy Awards ceremony, a United Nations hosted Holland reception for the world's delegates, and the famed National Horse Show.
Teunissens is a member of the world-renowned Flower Council of Holland design team.
www.kirkwood.cc.ia.us /news/index.php?id=508   (251 words)

 Roman Verostko, Professional Resume
This paper addressed the iconology of aniconic sacred art which was a major issue in the "ars sacre" movement of the 1950's and 1960's.
This lecture was given as a public lecture in addition to a course taught at the Academy in the spring term, 1985.
Verostko was invited to return to the academy where he taught in 1985.
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 The 61st Annual Academy Awards (1989) (TV)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Yes, this was the diabolical Academy Awards ceremony when Rob Lowe would dance with a young woman made up to look like Snow White and insulted Disney to the point where they considered suing for defamation of their character.
Kim Basinger was wearing that totally odd half-sleeved, half gloved, half collar get-up.
"This is astonishing," Kline would say when he got his 'acting' award.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0353140   (1171 words)

 Class Notes 1940 to 1949
She and Chuck were awarded the Humanitarian Award, a first for a couple, for their untiring work in the county.
She and Jeff married on graduation night at the US Naval Academy, so celebrated there in September and look forward to their 61st at Cornell.
At the New York State Fair, her cow won “the second best udder in the class!” She is an athlete and from a family of Cornellians, including her father, an aunt, an uncle, and a grand-aunt.
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 Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California
The Shrine Auditorium, America's largest theater, has received countless letters from show producers and event attendees alike, proclaiming the excellence of the theater's facilities.
The Shrine has housed many internationally regarded events, including the Academy Awards, the Grammy Awards, the American Ballet Theater and a host of other live and televised events.
"We are pleased to be able to present the annual American Music Awards from the Shrine Auditorium.
www.shrineauditorium.com /review.html   (269 words)

 Meryl Streep   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The 56th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (2004) (TV)....
The 61st Annual Golden Globe Awards (2004) (TV)....
The 60th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2003) (TV)....
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 The Estate Project
Steve Merritt began making dances in the 1960s and quickly became known for his ability to create choreography that was charged with eroticism, including for the Chippendales franchise.
He made dances for San Francisco's famous stage show Beach Blanket Babylon from 1979 to 1993, and in 1988 he choreographed the Academy Awards in Los Angeles, notably the controversial Snow White/Rob Lowe opening number.
Clippings file at Academy of Dance on Film, Los Angeles.
www.artistswithaids.org /artforms/dance/catalogue/merritt.html   (534 words)

 Highlights of 1980 from Pocantico Hills School
George W. Bush wins the Presidential election in 1988 and Dustin Hoffman wins the best actor award starring in Rain Man.
During this year Britain surgeons perform the first brain cell transplants.
Japanese Americans interned during World War II were awarded $20,000 compensation each in 1988.
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 Today in History March 29   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
1951 Mar 29, In the 23rd Academy Awards "All About Eve" won for best picture; its director, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, received his second set of consecutive Oscars for direction and screenplay.
1982 Mar 29, 54th Academy Awards "Chariots of Fire," Henry Fonda and K. Hepburn won.
1993 Mar 29, In the 65th Academy Awards "Unforgiven" won the Academy Award for best picture as well as best director for Clint Eastwood; Emma Thompson won best actress for "Howards End" and Al Pacino won best actor for "Scent of a Woman."
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