- 58th Academy Awards
Infobox Academy Awards | name = 58th
caption = "Out of Africa"
date = Monday,
March 24, 1986
Dorothy Chandler Pavilionin Los Angeles, California
Alan Alda Jane Fonda Robin Williams
duration = 3 hours, 2 minutes
network = ABC
last = 57th
next = 59th
The 58th Academy Awards, honoring the best in film for 1985, were held on
March 24 1986at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilionin Los Angeles, California. They were hosted by Alan Alda, Jane Fonda, Robin Williams. The ceremony was watched by 38.93 million viewers, tying the 78th Academy Awardsas the third lowest rated telecast since 1966. [ [http://www.medialifemagazine.com/cgi-bin/artman/exec/view.cgi?archive=418&num=9670 Media Life Magazine ] ] . The 80th Academy Awardsstill holds the distinction of the least watched ceremony of 31.76 million.
58th Academy Awards nominees
*During the ceremony actress Sarah Cunningham, wife of actor John Randolph, suffered an
asthma attackin the lobby and died.
*Twelve people were nominated for Best Original Score for "
The Color Purple", the most ever nominated for a single award. They lost to John Barry for "Out of Africa".
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