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04/03/1943 The 15th Academy Awards are held

The 15th Academy Awards was held in the Cocoanut Grove at The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles honoring the films of 1942. Best Picture honors went to the film Mrs. Miniver. The ceremony is most famous for the speech by the film’s Oscar-winning actress Greer Garson, whose acceptance speech as Best Actress ran nearly 6 minutes.