Historic moments from the 2021 Oscars
27 April 2021 | 9:22 am
The Academy Awards looked different this year: The red carpet was hemmed, and the after-parties were cut. The ceremony was held almost two months later than usual, at an in-person event split between the Dolby Theater in Hollywood and Union Station in downtown Los Angeles. Nevertheless, history was made at the prestigious award ceremony. Here is a rundown of major historic moments from the 2021 Oscars.
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