10 History-Making Moments From the 2016 Oscars (Photos)

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There were several rare and first-time instances at the Oscars this year, and Sam Smith had nothing to do with them

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Among the surprises, milestones and rare moments at the 88th Academy Awards was one first that actually wasn't a first.