Why do they give Oscars?

Answer The statuette commonly known as "Oscar" is officially called the Academy Award of Merit. According to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Oscars are given annually "in recognition of t... Read More »

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Who has won the most oscars ever?

The legendary Walt Disney won 22 Oscars in his lifetime, along with 3 honorary Academy Awards and the Irving G. Thalberg Award. One of his honorary Oscars was for "Snow White" and came with seven m... Read More »

Who invented the Oscars?

According to, the annual salary of a doctor depends on the actual position. As of April 2010, a family doctor averages $135,720; an internist earns $144,316; an ER physician makes $177... Read More »

Who won three Oscars after she turned 60?

Katharine Hepburn won three Academy Awards after turning 60. She was born in 1907 and won her first Academy Award over the age of 60 in 1968 for "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." Hepburn won her seco... Read More »

Is there TV coverage of the Oscars on BBC?