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15/05/1958 "Gigi" premieres in New York

An American musical-romance movie, Gigi premiered at the Royale Theatre in NYC. The film took in a profit of roughly $1,938 million during its initial theatrical release and it won 9 Academy Awards at the Oscars ceremony. Though this was record-breaking number of awards, it was beaten the following year by Ben-Hur which earned 11 Oscars.