The Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director and the four acting awards were given to six different films last night. The last time that happened was in 2006.
Fun Fact: Ang Lee went to school at the University of Illinois, which is in the same town as Wolfram|Alpha.
John Ford, who holds the record for Oscars for Best Director with 4, was born on this day in 1894.
The actor Lloyd Bridges was born 100 years ago today. What movie did he star in with his son Jeff?
Happy Birthday, Bob Hoskins! We incorrectly guessed that his highest grossing film was “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?”.
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Happy Birthday, Peter O’Toole
Douglas “Wrong Way” Corrigan began the second leg of his long-distance flight on this day in 1938. His flight plan was filed in New York to return to Long Beach, CA, but instead, he flew to Dublin. Corrigan claimed to have lost his bearings.
RKO made a
movie about Wrong Way Corrigan’s exploits the next year, starring himself.
That’s a lot to accomplish by the time you are 9.044 x 10
6 minutes old.
When will the moon rise on the release date of Moonrise Kingdom?