No, but in 1965 it won eight Academy Awards (Best Actor - Rex Harrison; Best Director - George Cukor; Best Picture; Art Direction - Set Decoration/Color; Cinematography/Color; Costume Design/Color; Music and Sound).
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Did Mary Poppins win the Oscar for Best Picture?
No, "Mary Poppins" was nominated, but lost the Academy Award for Best Picture to "My Fair Lady" in 1964. However, "Mary Poppins" did win the awards for Best Actress (Julie Andrews), Best Film Editing, Original Music Score, Best Song ("Chim Chim Chir-ee"), and Special Visual Effects. ...
Who was the first African American to win a Golden Globe Award?
The first African American to win a Golden Globe Award was Sidney Poitier. He won it in 1964 for his performance in 'Lilies of the Field.' ...
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What movies were nominated for Best Picture of 1961?
The 1961 Best Picture nominees were: "Fanny"; "The Guns of Navarone"; "The Hustler"; "Judgment at Nuremberg"; and "West Side Story." The Oscar went to "West Side Story," the first of four musicals to win the Best Picture award in the 1960s. The three others: "My Fair Lady" (1964), "The Sound of Music" (1965) and "Oliver!" ...
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Who was the MVP of the 1964 World Series?
Bob Gibson of the St. Louis Cardinals won the World Series MVP award in 1964. He also won the award in 1967. Sandy Koufax, Reggie Jackson and Gibson are the only players to win the World Series MVP award twice. ...
Who was the first black actress to win an Emmy Award?
C. Gail Fisher was the first African-American female actress to win an Emmy Award. She received the Emmy Award for outstanding performance by an actress in a dramatic supporting role for her role as Peggy Fair on the television detective series Mannix in 1970. ...
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What year did Bill Mazeroski win a Gold Glove Award?
Bill Mazeroski won the Gold Glove Award eight times in his career. He won the award in 1958, 1960, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966 and 1967. ...
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What Oscars did Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II win?
Rodgers and Hammerstein won the 1945 Academy Award for Best Music, Original Song for "It Might as Well Be Spring" from the movie "State Fair." Hammerstein previously won the award (with Jerome Kern) for the 1941 song "The Last Time I Saw Paris" from the film "Lady Be Good." By the way, Hammerstein was the only person named Oscar to win an Oscar. ...