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Which actress received a record four Academy Awards for Best Actress?
Katharine Hepburn was nominated for a total of 12 Academy Awards for Best Actress and won four, the record number of wins for any male of female performer.
How many stars are there in the Hollywood Walk of Fame?
As of July 27, 2012, the Walk consists of 2,474 stars. These are spaced at 6-foot (1.8 m) intervals, and the whole Walk of Fame runs 1.3 miles (2.1 km). About twenty new stars are added to the Walk each year.
Which film won the first Academy Award for Best Picture?
It Happened One Night
Wings is a 1927 American silent war film set during the First World War produced by Lucien Hubbard, directed by William A. Wellman and released by Paramount Pictures. It went on to win the first Academy Award for Best Picture, the only fully silent film to do so. It also won the Academy Award for Best Engineering Effects (Roy Pomeroy).
In 1982, the Personal Computer became the laureate of a prestigious award ...
Albert Einstein World Award of Science
Time Person of the Year
Grace Murray Hopper Awards
Person of the Year is an annual issue of the United States news magazine Time that features and profiles a person, a group, an idea, or an object that "for better or for worse... has done the most to influence the events of the year". In 1982 denoted "Machine of the Year" to herald the dawn of the Information Age.
The Copley Medal is a scientific award given by the Royal Society, for ...
achievements in scientific research
Achievements of architecture
The Copley Medal is a scientific award given by the Royal Society, for "outstanding achievements in research in any branch of science." It alternates between the physical and the biological sciences. Given every year, the medal is the oldest Royal Society medal still awarded, and probably the oldest surviving scientific award in the world,
Winners of the Indianapolis 500 race do not celebrate with a bottle of Champagne. What do they get instead?
The tradition of drinking milk was founded in 1933. Since 1956, only one driver has broken it: In 1993, Emerson Fittipaldi drank a celebratory bottle of orange juice. He owned several orange groves in Sao Paolo, and wanted to promote the citrus industry.
Which of these people were the "man of the year" of Time magazine?
Person of the Year is an annual issue of the United States news magazine Time that features and profiles a person, a group, an idea, or an object that "for better or for worse... has done the most to influence the events of the year". Adolf Hitler was elected in 1938, and Stalin twice: in 1939 and in 1942.
What was the first remake to win an Academy Award for Best Picture?
The Departed is a 2006 American crime drama, a remake of the 2002 Hong Kong film Infernal Affairs. It was a critical and commercial success and won several awards, including four Oscars. The film also marked the long overdue Oscar for Best Director for Martin Scorsese.
Which institution awards the Pulitzer prize?
Swedish Royal Academy
Newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer gave money in his will to Columbia University to launch a journalism school and establish the Prize. The prizes are given annually to award achievements in journalism and photography, as well as literature and history, poetry, music and drama. The first Pulitzer Prizes were awarded in 1917.
In how many fields were the Nobel Prizes originally awarded?
During its life the Nobel established a lot of companies which turned into corporations and still are playing the major part in the global economy, for example Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI). In his last will he set aside the bulk of his estate to establish the Nobel Prizes, to be awarded annually in the fields of physics, chemistry and physiology or medicine. Prizes are also awarded for literature and peace.