Oscars: By the Numbers

The young, the old, the record-holders and the record-breakers at the Academy Awards.
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W all know that oscars is a big night. But just how big. We ask Dan Harris to add it up, our oscars by the Numbers. We heerding down the final stretch to Oscar night and the competition this year is hotter than metal in the microwave. What did you do that for? 10, that's the number of oscars "American hustle" and "Gravity" are up for. If they won every award, they would still fall shy of "Titanic" in '97. His number to beat this year, 544. That's the number of times they say Leo and company drop the q-bomb. That's almost three a minute. Ironically, the only x-rated movie to win best picture, "Midnight cowboy" only dropped one. Dicaprio joins Christian bale, Matthew mcconaughey. Oscar hammerstein was the first Oscar to win an Oscar. Bruce Dern and June Squibb could become the oldest in their category. Just kids compared to the actual state of Nebraska. It turns 147 on Oscar eve. And it wouldn't be the oscars if Meryl wasn't nominated. Again. Yep, number 18. But whatever. Not bad. Until you consider that he's still 41 behind Walt Disney. By the way, the guy who played him this year, he's got two. Finally, whether Meryl takes .home her fourth, Jennifer Lawrence her second, or Steve Mcqueen her first, the number in the back of their mind must be 45. That's how many seconds each one has before conductor William Ross cues the music. Alfred Hitchcock only needed two. Thank you. He woep hope you join us for the

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