30 Famous Firsts in Oscars History

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10. First musical film to win Best Picture in 34 years
> Winner: Chicago
> Year: 2002

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9. First remake to win Best Picture
> Winner: The Departed, a remake of Internal Affairs (2002)
> Year: 2006

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8. First female to win Best Director
> Winner: Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker
> Year: 2009

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7. First performance in a superhero film to win an acting Oscar
> Winner: Heath Ledger, Best Supporting Actor, The Dark Knight
> Year: 2009

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6. First CGI film nominated for Best Picture
> Winner: Up
> Year: 2009

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