On This Day March 29, 1989 Rain Man Dominates the 61st Academy Award


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Mr. Eighties
Apr 29, 2023

On this day March 29, 1989 "Rain Man" secured the Best Picture award at the 61st Academy Awards, held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. The event was notable for not having a host and was broadcasted by ABC. "Rain Man" also saw Barry Levinson win Best Director, while Dustin Hoffman and Jodie Foster were honored with Best Actor and Best Actress for their roles in "Rain Man" and "The Accused," respectively. Dominating the night, "Rain Man" led with the highest number of wins, four, and the most nominations, totaling eight.