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Drew Barrymore arrives at the 70th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles on March 23, 1998. Celine Dion and husband Rene Angelil during The 70th Annual Academy Awards - Red Carpet at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

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Flashback! Here's what the 1998 Academy Awards looked like

From Celine Dion to Drew Barrymore, the 1998 ceremony was a star-studded affair.

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Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger during The 70th Annual Academy Awards - Red Carpet at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.

Alec Baldwin and Kim Basinger

Alec Baldwin and then-wife Kim Basinger posed together on the red carpet. Basinger won the Best Supporting Actress award for her role in the film noir crime flick "L.A. Confidential."

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Celine Dion and husband Rene Angelil during The 70th Annual Academy Awards - Red Carpet at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.

Céline Dion and René Angélil

Céline Dion brought husband and manager René Angelil as her date. The Canadian chanteuse wowed viewers by performing the Oscar-winning "Titanic" theme song "My Heart Will Go On." 

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Arnold Schwarzenegger and his wife reporter Maria Shriver arrive for the 70th Annual Academy Awards 23 March in Los Angeles, CA.

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver

Action star (and future California governor) Arnold Schwarzenegger and his then-wife, reporter Maria Shriver, were all smiles on the red carpet. 

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Matt Dillon and Cameron Diaz during The 70th Annual Academy Awards - Red Carpet at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.

Matt Dillon and Cameron Diaz

Matt Dillon and Cameron Diaz held each other close at the ceremony. The couple, who began dating in 1995, split shortly after filming the 1998 comedy "There's Something About Mary."

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Actress Amy Irving, left, talks with Shirley Temple Black as they greet each other at the 70th Academy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles March 23, 1998.

Amy Irving and Shirley Temple Black

Actress Amy Irving, left, chatted with former child star Shirley Temple Black as they greeted each other before the star-studded ceremony.

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Cher and her son Elijah Blue Allman.

Elijah Blue Allman and Cher

Cher arrived with son Elijah Blue Allman (with ex-husband Gregg Allman). Just a few months later, the legendary singer and actress would score a global pop hit with her upbeat dance single "Believe."

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Claudia Schiffer & David Copperfield at the 1998 Academy Awards in Los Angeles.

Claudia Schiffer and David Copperfield

Supermodel Claudia Schiffer and magician David Copperfield looked stylish in all black. The couple dated from 1993 until 1999. 

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Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore

Free spirited Drew Barrymore showed up to the ceremony with daisies in her hair. Barrymore's comedy "The Wedding Singer" (with co-star Adam Sandler) hit theaters the previous month.

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Geena Davis & Susan Sarandon at the 1998 Academy Awards in Los Angeles.

Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon

"Thelma & Louise" co-stars Geena Davis, left, and Susan Sarandon hit the red carpet together.

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Halle Berry

Halle Berry

Halle Berry dazzled in a formfitting off-white gown. Four years later, Berry would become the first African-American woman to win the Oscar for Best Actress for her riveting performance in "Monster's Ball."

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Helen Hunt, winner in the Best Actress category for her performance in the film As Good As It Gets, arrives at the 70th Annual Academy Awards with actor Hank Azaria at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on March 23, 1998.

Helen Hunt and Hank Azaria

Helen Hunt won the Best Actress award for her performance in "As Good As It Gets." She attended the ceremony with her then-boyfriend, "The Simpsons" star Hank Azaria. The couple tied the knot in July 1999 and split a year and a half later.

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Jennifer Lopez at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.

Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez wore a curve-hugging Badgley Mischka gown and very '90s choker to the ceremony. 

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Country singer Naomi Judd, right, is joined by her daughters, singer Winona, left, and actress Ashley, during the arrivals for the 70th Academy Awards show Monday, March 23, 1998 in Los Angeles.

Ashley Judd and The Judds

Hollywood actress Ashley Judd, center, attended the ceremony with her sister, Wynonna, left, and her mom, Naomi, right, who for decades made country music magic as the Grammy-winning singing duo The Judds.

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Bart Freundlich and Julianne Moore during The 70th Annual Academy Awards - Red Carpet at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.

Bart Freundlich and Julianne Moore

Julianne Moore brought her husband, director Bart Freundlich, as her date. Moore was nominated for an Oscar in the Best Supporting Actress category for her performance in "Boogie Nights."

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Kate Winslet and James Threapleton

Kate Winslet and James Threapleton

Kate Winslet, who was nominated in the Best Actress category for her "Titanic" performance, attended the ceremony with her then-husband, director James Threapleton. 

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Madonna and her brother Christopher Ciccone arrive for the 70th Academy Awards show, Monday, March 23, 1998 in Los Angeles.

Madonna and Christopher Ciccone

Madonna, who introduced performers in the Best Song category, brought along her brother Christopher Ciccone. 

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Marty Ingles shows off a picture of his wife, Shirley Jones, as they arrive at the 70th Academy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles Monday, March 23, 1998. The picture, from 1960, shows Jones and Burt Lancaster after they won Oscars for their roles in "Elmer Gantry."

Shirley Jones and Marty Ingles

Marty Ingles shows off a picture of his wife, "Partridge Family" alum Shirley Jones, as they arrive to the ceremony. The photo, taken in 1960, shows Jones and Burt Lancaster after they won Oscars for their roles in "Elmer Gantry."

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Actor-writers Ben Affleck and Matt Damon arrive with their mothers Chris and Nancy at the 70th Annual Academy Awards 23 March in Los Angeles, CA. Affleck and Damon are nominted for best original screenplay for "Good Will Hunting." Damon is also nominated for best actor for the same film.

Ben Affleck, Matt Damon and their moms

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon brought their mothers, Chris and Nancy, as their dates to the ceremony. The duo won the award for Best Original Screenplay for writing "Good Will Hunting." Damon was also nominated for Best Actor for his performance in the film.

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Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas during The 70th Annual Academy Awards - Red Carpet at Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.

Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas

Melanie Griffith and her then-husband Antonio Banderas posed together on the red carpet.

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Robin Wililams, his wife Marsha and mother Laurie.

Robin Williams with his wife Marsha and mother Laurie

Robin Williams brought two dates to the ceremony: His then-wife Marsha Garces Williams and his mother, Laurie. The comedian and actor won an Oscar in the Best Supporting Actor category for his performance in "Good Will Hunting."

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Sharon Stone and husband Phil Bronstein.

Sharon Stone and Phil Bronstein

Sharon Stone walked the red carpet with then-hubby Phil Bronstein. The actress famously created her own fresh look with a lilac Vera Wang skirt and a white button-down blouse from The Gap.

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Supermodel Tyra Banks shows off her gown upon arriving at the 70th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles Monday, March 23, 1998.

Tyra Banks

Supermodel Tyra Banks looked lovely in a beige beaded column dress with matching shawl.

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