71st Annual Academy Awards Coverage (1999)

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  • Date of Ceremony: Sunday, March 21, 1999
  • For films released in: 1998
  • Nominations Announcement: Tuesday, February 9, 1999
  • Location: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California
  • Host(s): Whoopi Goldberg

Welcome to Digital Hit Entertainment’s coverage of the 71st Annual Academy Awards.

The nominations were announced on February 9th, 1999 at 8:30a.m. Eastern time. The Academy Awards were presented on March 21st, 1999, marking the first time that the big night took place on a Sunday.

Hosted by Whoopi Goldberg, this was the last year that the ceremony took place at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.

Heading into the ceremony, the following film(s) had five or more nominations:

  • Shakespeare in Love: 13
  • Saving Private Ryan: 11
  • Elizabeth: 7
  • Life Is Beautiful: 7
  • The Thin Red Line: 7
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