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The 2018 Oscars will surely dazzle us with red carpet dresses, humorous monologues, and the inevitable flub. You may even be hosting a 2018 Oscars Party and are in need of some trivia question to get things warmed up. (Note: The 90th Academy Awards ceremony airs on ABC March 4th at 8pm ET / 7pm CT.) We came up with a handful of Academy Awards fun facts to share amongst your friends at your Oscar party or total strangers on social media. Remember to tell everyone that SheSpark sent ya!
1. How old are the Oscars?
The Oscars are celebrating 90 years of patting each other on their celebrity backs for a job well done.
2. What is the highest IMBD-Rated Best Picture Winner (as of 2010)
Americans *love* gangster movies, so it’s no surprise that The Godfather is the highest-rated IMDB Best Picture winner. (source: IMBD.com)
3. Which woman has won most Oscars?
Costume Designer Edith Head won 8 awards.
4. What is the average age of 2018’s “Supporting Actress” Academy Award nominees?
Brace yourself… 55. The youngest is Mary J. Blige (47) (New York Times).
5. Estimated value of an Oscar statue?
About $900, according to WalletHub.
6. Which 2018 “Best Actress” nominee has the most lifetime Oscar nominations?
Meryl Streep is by FAR the winner with 21 nominations in her career.
7. How many years has ABC broadcasted the Academy Awards?
ABC has had the honor for 52 years.
8. Who is the youngest actress to have won an Oscar?
Tatum O’Neal won at the age of 10 for Best Supporting Actress in “Paper Moon” (1973).
9. Who is the only woman to have won a Best Director award?
Kathryn Bigelow earned her award for “The Hurt Locker” (2009) according to Moviefone.com
10. Netflix scored its first ever Oscar nomination for which original feature film?
“Mudbound” is, in fact, nominated in four categories. See the list at GoldDerby.com
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