On This Day … 16 May [2022]

Events 1929 – In Hollywood, the first Academy Awards ceremony takes place. People (Births) 1990 – Thomas Brodie-Sangster, English actor. Academy Awards The Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscars, are awards for artistic and technical merit in the film industry. They are regarded by many as the most prestigious and significant awards in the… Read More

On This Day … 04 May [2022]

Events 1927 – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is incorporated. Star Wars Day (International observance). Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS, also known as simply the Academy or the Motion Picture Academy) is a professional honorary organisation with the stated goal of… Read More