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Friday, May 29, 2020

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The 90th Academy Awards ceremony honored the best films of 2017 live on ABC Network from the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on March 4, 2018. “The Shape of Water” led the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday, winning best picture and best director (for Guillermo del Toro). The film also nabbed prizes for production design and original score. Gary Oldman won the lead actor award for his work as Winston Churchill in “Darkest Hour.” Frances McDormand earned her second best actress Oscar for her role as a grieving mother in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.” Meanwhile, Sam Rockwell (“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”) and Allison Janney (“I, Tonya”) picked up supporting actor and actress honors.


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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” dominated the 75th Golden Globes Awards, picking up a leading four awards, including a best drama statue. The revenge drama centers on a tough-as-nails woman who takes matters into her own hands after her daughter is raped and murdered. And Oprah Winfrey, the recipient of the Cecil B. Demille Award for career achievement, spoke to the power of representation. The talk show host and actress said that as a little girl she remembered vividly watching as Sidney Poitier became the first black man to win a leading actor Oscar.


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Josephine Baker is best-known for her celebrated song and dance career that spanned five decades. But she is also famous for being a spy for the French resistance during World War II. As the story goes, Nazi guards were so star-struck by Baker that they let her slip across the border without trouble — little knowing that she was smuggling secrets written in invisible ink on her sheet music. After the war, Baker was awarded the French Legion of Honor for her service.

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The 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards honored the best in U.S. prime time television programming.  The ceremony was held on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, California, and was broadcast in the U.S. by CBS. The ceremony was hosted by Stephen Colbert. The freshman HBO science fiction western drama Westworld and NBC sketch comedy Saturday Night Live were the most nominated programs, each with 22 nominations.  During the ceremony, The Handmaid's Tale became the first web television series to win the award for Outstanding Drama Series.


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