​April 13, 1964: History Is Made At The Oscars

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At the 36th Academy Awards ceremony in Santa Monica, California, Sidney Poitier becomes the 1st Black person to win a Oscar for a lead role. 

Poitier took home the Oscar for Best Actor in the 1963 film, Lilies of the Field.

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