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The Most Iconic Oscars Moments of All Time

Before the 2020 Oscars, take a look back on these unforgettable moments

Krutika Mallikarjuna

The 92nd Academy Awards will air on ABC next Sunday, Feb. 9, and the event will celebrate some of the biggest films of the year, including 1917, Little Women, The Irishman, Joker, and Parasite. But before the glitziest celebration in Hollywood arrives, let's take a quick walk down memory lane to revisit some of the most exciting Oscars of all time.

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From Hattie McDaniel becoming the first black actor to win an Oscar in 1940 to Barbara Streisand's "Hello gorgeous" to Three 6 Mafia taking home the gold to the envelope-gate incident that will live in awards show infamy, click through the gallery below to relive the Academy's most iconic moments below.

The 92nd Academy Awards airs 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on ABC.

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Ellen's Oscars selfie

Ellen DeGeneres poses for a selfie taken by Bradley Cooper with Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence, Channing Tatum, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong'o, Angelina Jolie, Peter Nyong'o Jr. and Bradley Cooper during the 86th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood, California.

Ellen DeGeneres/Twitter via Getty Images