On this day: April 11

POSTED: 01:27 PM PDT Apr 08, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Apr 10, 2016 

Napoleon abdicates, Bob Dylan makes his professional debut, the Apple I is created, Idi Amin is deposed, and Halley's Comet does a cosmic drive-by of the Earth, all on this day.

OTD April 11 - 1988 Oscars
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1988: At the 60th Academy Awards, Cher wins Best Actress for her performance in the romantic comedy "Moonstruck." Her co-star, Olympia Dukakis, also won for Best Supporting Actress, giving the movie three Oscars with its win for Best Original Screenplay. But the big winner of the night was "The Last Emperor," which won all nine Oscars it was nominated for, including Best Picture and Best Director for Bernardo Bertolucci.


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