It's almost here -- the 88th Academy Awards finally airs this Sunday, and we're counting down the minutes.
We've already given you our Oscar predictions, and now we're bringing you some of the best (and, um, craziest) facts about Hollywood's biggest awards show. From the first Best Actor winner, to the "one dollar" Oscar rule, here are 25 things you (probably) don't know about the Oscars.
1. The youngest Oscar winner was Tatum O'Neal
(above), who won Best Supporting Actress for "Paper Moon
" (1973) when she was only 10 years old. Shirley Temple
won the short-lived Juvenile Award at 6 years old.
2. After winning Best Actress for "Cabaret
" (1972), Liza Minnelli
became (and still is) the only Oscar winner whose parents both earned Oscars. Her mother, Judy Garland
, received an honorary award in 1939 and her father, Vincente Minnelli
, won Best Director for "Gigi
3. Nameplates for all potential winners are prepared ahead of time; in 2014, the Academy made 215 of them!