WTF Fun Fact – Academy Awards Mystery Oscar

The Academy Awards originally handed out a golden statue called the Academy Award of Merit in 1929. However, the origination of how it became known as an Oscar is a mystery. One story claims that the then Academy librarian, Margaret Herrick, thought the statue resembled her uncle Oscar. WTF Fun Facts

Source:
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/origins-oscar-how-prized-statue-870191

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