Johnny Carson hosts the 52nd Academy Awards

Johnny Carson hosts the 52nd Academy Awards

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  • The Opening of the Academy Awards in 1980

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  • Dustin Hoffman winning Best Actor for "Kramer vs. Kramer"

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  • Short Film Winners: 1980 Oscars

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  • Meryl Streep Wins Supporting Actress: 1980 Oscars

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  • William Shatner and Persis Khambatta present Documentary Oscars® in 1980

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  • "Apocalypse Now" Wins Best Sound: 1980 Oscars

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  • "The Tin Drum Wins" Foreign Language Film: 1980 Oscars

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The 52nd Academy Awards were at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. The ceremonies were presided over by Johnny Carson. Kramer vs. Kramer, which out of its eight other nominations, finished with five awards, including Best Picture, Best Director for Robert Benton, and Best Actor for Dustin Hoffman.

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