The 2014 Oscars is but a few days away and the excitement is quickly running up our thighs, straight to our hands as we eagerly eat our feelings in anticipation. The glitz! The glamour! The possibility that Angelina Jolie will smile at some point during the evening! It is, after all, the Super Bowl for people who only watch the Super Bowl for the Buffalo Chicken meatballs and the fear of missing out.
So as you pretend to work this week, how about you learn a few things in the process? Below we nail down some very important facts about this weekend’s Big Show—So sit back, stop fidgeting, and get to learnin’ about the 2014 Academy Awards. Oscars By The Numbers, commence!
86 – Number of years this incredible American institution has been in place. EIGHTY-SIX!
79 – Age of the oldest nominee (Judi Dench, FTW!)
23 – Age of youngest nominee (Jennifer Lawrence, that saucy minx).
12 – Number of venues in which the Oscars has been held since 1929 – It’s been broadcast live from the Dolby Theatre since 2002.
10 – Number of years since Joan Rivers hosted E!’s Live From The Red Carpet—and we miss her every year.
9 – Number of Best Picture Nominees
2 – Number of nipples Anne Hathaway will definitely be covering up after last year’s debacle.
Infinite – number of color choices Lupita Nyong’o has to the choose from for her red carpet look.
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