1993: Actor Al Pacino holds up his Oscar during the 65th annual Academy Awards ceremony after being presented the Best Actor award for his performance in Martin Brest's "Scent of a Woman." Photo: Getty Images
The first ceremony made the Los Angeles Times' front page under the headline "Film-Merit Trophies Awarded." Coverage was all of one photograph and two paragraphs. Since then, the Academy Awards have become an event watched around the world. Scroll down for a year-by-year look at the Oscars.