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Number of Records Matching Query: 33
 
THE FIRST ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS
EVENT
 
Event Date: Thursday 16 May 1929
Description: It is also the oldest award ceremony in the media.
Summary: The first Best Actor awarded was Emil Jannings, for his performances in The Last Command and The Way of All Flesh. The 1939 film Beau Geste is the only movie that features as many as four Academy Award winners for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Gary Cooper, Ray Milland, Susan Hayward, Broderick Crawford) prior to any of the actors receiving the Best Actor Award. The first Academy Awards ceremony was held on May 16, 1929, at the Hotel Roosevelt in Hollywood to honor outstanding film achievements of the 1927/1928 film season.

NUMBER 1 USA SINGLE 1964
EVENT
 
Event Date: 16 May
Summary: MARY WELLS "MY GUY" DIED JULY 26, 1992

ACADEMY AWARD
EVENT
 
Event Date: Thursday 16 May 1929
Description: The first Academy Awards ceremony was held on May 16, 1929, at the Hotel Roosevelt in Hollywood
Summary: An Academy Award, also known as the Oscar, is an accolade bestowed by the American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS)[1] to recognize excellence of professionals in the film industry, including directors, actors, and writers.

KRIPP JOHNSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 16 May 1936
Description: Vocalist, USA

WOODY HERMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 16 May 1913
Description: Clarinetist, Band leader,USA

NICKY CHINN
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 16 May 1944
Description: Composer, Record Producer,UK

ROBERT FRIPP
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 16 May 1946
Description: Musician, songwriter, producer

MEGAN FOX
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 16 May 1986
Description: Actress, model

BILLY COBHAM
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 16 May 1944
Description: Drummer, composer and bandleader. USA

LIBERACE
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 16 May 1919
Description: Pianist, US

DEBRA WINGER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 16 May 1955
Description: Actress, USA

PIERCE BROSNAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 16 May 1953
Description: Actor, Ireland

HENRY FONDA
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 16 May 1905
Description: Actor, USA

TORI SPELLING
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 16 May 1973
Description: Actress, USA

STELLA NOVA
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 16 May 1960
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK

HARRY CAREY JR
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 16 May 1921
Description: Actor, USA

DARRELL SWEET
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 16 May 1947
Description: Drummer, Scotland

WOODY HERMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 16 May 1913
Description: Clarinetist, Band leader,USA

JANET JACKSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 16 May 1966
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Dancer, USA

BETTY CARTER
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 16 May 1929
Description: Vocalist, USA

BARBARA LEE
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 16 May 1947
Description: Vocalist, USA

HAZEL OCONNOR
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 16 May 1955
Description: Vocalist, Actress, Composer, UK

DANIELLE SPENCER
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 16 May 1969
Description: Vocalist, Australia

BOYD TINSLEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 16 May 1964
Description: Violinist, USA

EDDIE BERT
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 16 May 1922
Description: Trombonist, USA

MELANIE LYNSKEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 16 May 1977
Description: Actress, NZ

MARV JOHNSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 16 May 1993
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

CHUCK BROWN
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 16 May 2012
Description: Singer, musician, songwriter, record producer, guitarist, USA

RONNIE JAMES DIO
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 16 May 2010
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, US A

DJANGO REINHARDT
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 16 May 1953
Description: Guitarist, Belgium

JIM HENSON
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 16 May 1990
Description: Puppeteer, Director, USA

DOUG DILLARD
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 16 May 2012
Description: Banist, Guitarist, USA

ALBERT LANCE
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 16 May 2013
Description: Vocalist, Australia

 
 
 
 
 
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