10 Amazing Facts About The Oscar Awards

The Oscar Awards are considered the most reputed awards in the film industry. Every year, the distinction between great and excellent is made by an elite Oscar panel that tries to reward unique accomplishments in cinema. These awards have been conducted for 87 years now, and it has its own rich history and tradition. It is not free of controversy and it does not please everyone, but it is a ceremony that will continue for many decades to come. Here is a list of 10 amazing facts related to the Oscar awards:

Elusive Award

A lot of great personalities have never won an Oscar award in their entire career. This list includes great names such as Deborah Kerr, Thelma Ritter, Glenn Close, Peter O’Toole, John Williams and Leonardo DiCaprio.

Oscar Lottery

A very strange series of events unfolded in 2000 relating to the Oscar awards. 55 statuettes were stolen that year, but surprisingly enough, 52 of those 55 were found in a trash can in Los Angeles. Willie Fulgear is the person who found these awards, and as a appreciation for this find, he was rewarded 50,000 dollars and a seat at the 2001 Awards ceremony.