It’s not the first time there was an envelope mishap at the Oscars

2017-02-28 17:00

Cape Town – Undoubtedly the biggest talking moment about Oscars 2017 is the big envelope debacle.

ICYMI: Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty read out the wrong name when announcing the Best Picture winner. The veteran actors were handed the wrong envelope. (Read more here)

It turns out that this was not the first time this happened. 

In 1964 Sammy Davis Jr was also handed the wrong envelope.

According to Time the entertainer presented the award for Best Music Score.

The nominees for the category were Irma La Douce, Bye Bye Birdie, A New Kind of Love, Sundays and Cybele and The Sword in the Stone.

The winner was Andre Previn for Irma La Douce but Davis announced it was John Addison for Tom Jones.

However, Tom Jones wasn’t nominated in the category. 

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