On May the 16th, 1929, the very first Oscars were held at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in California.
Stars attended, gold statues flashed, and the best of the best turned out to celebrate their peers and their achievements.
It’s been a long time since the very first Oscars ceremony, and it’s come a long way. Red carpets have been rolled in, dresses have gotten bigger and more glamorous, reporting has gotten more extensive and more comprehensive and with each passing year, the prestige of the Oscars has grown.
As a nod to the 94th anniversary of the very first Academy Awards, The Weekly looks back at the most memorable (and awkward) moments to have graced the live telecast of the Academy Awards: