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The awards were first given in 1929 at a ceremony created for the awards, at the Hotel Roosevelt in Hollywood. The following is a listing of all Academy Awards ceremonies since then.

Ceremony Date Best Picture winner
1st May 16, 1929 Wings
2nd April 3, 1930 The Broadway Melody
3rd November 5, 1930 All Quiet on the Western Front
4th November 10, 1931 Cimarron
5th November 18, 1932 Grand Hotel
6th March 16, 1934 Cavalcade
7th February 27, 1935 It Happened One Night
8th March 5, 1936 Mutiny on the Bounty
9th March 4, 1937 The Great Ziegfeld
10th March 10, 1938 The Life of Emile Zola
11th February 23, 1939 You Can't Take It With You
12th February 29, 1940 Gone with the Wind
13th February 27, 1941 Rebecca
14th February 26, 1942 How Green Was My Valley
15th March 4, 1943 Mrs. Miniver
16th March 2, 1944 Casablanca
17th March 15, 1945 Going My Way
18th March 7, 1946 The Lost Weekend
19th March 13, 1947 The Best Years of Our Lives
20th March 20, 1948 Gentleman's Agreement
21st March 24, 1949 Hamlet
22nd March 23, 1950 All the King's Men
23rd March 29, 1951 All About Eve
24th March 20, 1952 An American in Paris
25th March 19, 1953 The Greatest Show on Earth
26th March 25, 1954 From Here to Eternity
27th March 30, 1955 On the Waterfront
28th March 21, 1956 Marty
29th March 27, 1957 Around the World in 80 Days
30th March 26, 1958 The Bridge on the River Kwai
31st April 6, 1959 Gigi
32nd April 4, 1960 Ben-Hur
33rd April 17, 1961 The Apartment
34th April 9, 1962 West Side Story
35th April 8, 1963 Lawrence of Arabia
36th April 13, 1964 Tom Jones
37th April 5, 1965 My Fair Lady
38th April 18, 1966 The Sound of Music
39th April 10, 1967 A Man for All Seasons
40th April 10, 1968 In the Heat of the Night
41st April 14, 1969 Oliver!
42nd April 7, 1970 Midnight Cowboy
43rd April 15, 1971 Patton
44th April 10, 1972 The French Connection
45th March 27, 1973 The Godfather
46th April 2, 1974 The Sting
47th April 8, 1975 The Godfather Part II
48th March 29, 1976 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
49th March 28, 1977 Rocky
50th April 3, 1978 Annie Hall
51st April 9, 1979 The Deer Hunter
52nd April 14, 1980 Kramer vs. Kramer
53rd March 31, 1981 Ordinary People
54th March 29, 1982 Chariots of Fire
55th April 11, 1983 Gandhi
56th April 9, 1984 Terms of Endearment
57th March 25, 1985 Amadeus
58th March 24, 1986 Out of Africa
59th March 30, 1987 Platoon
60th April 11, 1988 The Last Emperor
61st March 29, 1989 Rain Man
62nd March 26, 1990 Driving Miss Daisy
63rd March 25, 1991 Dances with Wolves
64th March 30, 1992 The Silence of the Lambs
65th March 29, 1993 Unforgiven
66th March 21, 1994 Schindler's List
67th March 27, 1995 Forrest Gump
68th March 25, 1996 Braveheart
69th March 24, 1997 The English Patient
70th March 23, 1998 Titanic
71st March 21, 1999 Shakespeare in Love
72nd March 26, 2000 American Beauty
73rd March 25, 2001 Gladiator
74th March 24, 2002 A Beautiful Mind
75th March 23, 2003 Chicago
76th February 29, 2004 The Lord of the Rings:
The Return of the King
77th February 27, 2005 Million Dollar Baby
78th March 5, 2006 Crash
79th February 25, 2007 The Departed
80th February 24, 2008 No Country for Old Men
81st February 22, 2009 Slumdog Millionaire
82nd March 7, 2010 The Hurt Locker
83rd February 27, 2011 The King's Speech
84th February 26, 2012 The Artist

Source: Wikipedia

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