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Oscar Trivia: What You Don't Know (But Should!) About Hollywood's Big Night

Oscars 2011

Oscar Trivia: What You Don't Know (But Should!) About Hollywood's Big Night

Originally posted 02/27/2011 06:00PM

Breathlessly awaiting the 83rd Academy Awards ceremony Sunday? Questions about the Oscars keeping you up at night: Who will be the next fashion stunner (or trainwreck) on the red carpet? Will The King's Speech beat The Social Network for Best Picture? And when was the last time an actor like 127 Hours nominee James Franco managed to co-host the ceremony and win an Oscar on the same night?

Never fear, PEOPLE has you covered. As for that last question – It was 1959, when co-host David Niven won Best Actor for Separate Tables. It's just one of many little-known facts revealed in Red Carpet Trivia Live, the live online game launching on PEOPLE.com during the Oscars Sunday night.

The game will offer a stream of questions and fun facts about the presenters and nominees as they appear on TV. Here's a chance to brush up on some trivia in advance with five things you may not know about Hollywood's golden night.



1. The red carpet runs through a mall
The Oscars may be the only major awards show held in a shopping mall. The home of the Academy Awards, the Kodak Theatre, is tucked away in the middle of Hollywood & Highland Center, just past an Aveda store and an Auntie Anne's Pretzels.

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