58th Academy Awards

58th Academy Awards

Infobox Academy Awards | name = 58th
caption = "Out of Africa"
date = Monday, March 24, 1986
site = Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California
host = Alan Alda
Jane Fonda
Robin Williams
producer = Stanley Donen
director = Marty Pasetta
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 1986 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in 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 Awards as 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 Awards still holds the distinction of the least watched ceremony of 31.76 million.


"See also" 58th Academy Awards nominees

Feature Films



hort Films

* "Molly's Pilgrim" - Best Short Subject
* "" - Best Documentary Short


*During the ceremony actress Sarah Cunningham, wife of actor John Randolph, suffered an asthma attack in 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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