Oscars flashback! See what the 1999 red carpet looked like
From Gwyneth Paltrow to Jennifer Lopez, see the stars who graced the 1999 Oscar Awards red carpet.
Andie MacDowell attended the ceremony wearing a hip-hugging Badgley Mischka dress and flowers in her curly hair. MacDowell and actor Andy Garcia presented the award for best original musical or comedy score.
Annette and Warren
Married A-listers Annette Bening and Warren Beatty made a pretty pair on the red carpet. Beatty was nominated for best screenplay for co-writing the script of his comedy "Bulworth." Meanwhile, Bening presented the night's In Memoriam tribute.
Drew Barrymore and Edward Norton
Drew Barrymore walked the red carpet with then-boyfriend Edward Norton, who was nominated for a best actor award for his chilling performance as a neo-Nazi in "American History X."
Ellen DeGeneres and Anne Heche
Funny lady Ellen DeGeneres arrived with her then-girlfriend Anne Heche.
Geena Davis allegedly went through five fittings to get her 1950s-style ball gown by designer Bradley Bayou to look flawless — and it showed!
Goldie and Kurt (and Steve!)
Goldie Hawn, then 53, showed off her curves in a hip-hugging Versace gown. She walked the red carpet with longtime love Kurt Russell — and comedian Steve Martin, who, with Hawn, presented two screenplay awards.
Helen Hunt, in Gucci, won a best actress Oscar the year before for "As Good As It Gets." She presented that year's best actor award to Italian star Robert Benigni for his performance in "Life is Beautiful."
Jennifer Lopez stunned in a demure Badgley Mischka gown, which she paired with an eye-catching 100-carat diamond necklace by Harry Winston. Lopez presented the Oscar for best original song to "When You Believe" songwriter Stephen Schwartz.
Dame Judi dazzles
Dame Judi Dench wore a dress and coat by Abu-Jani Sandeep to the ceremony, where she picked up a best supporting actress Oscar for her performance in "Shakespeare in Love."
Kathy Bates wore an elegant dove-gray gown by her friend, designer Dana Buchman. Bates was nominated in the best supporting actress category for her performance in "Primary Colors."
Laura Dern and Billy Bob Thornton
Laura Dern accompanied then-boyfriend Billy Bob Thornton to the ceremony. Thornton was nominated for a best supporting actor award for his performance in "A Simple Plan."
A solo 'Friend'
"Friends" star Lisa Kudrow looked elegant in a Randolph Duke gown. The actress was on hand to introduce one of the evening's nominees for best song.
Mariah Carey, in a lace gown by L'Wren Scott, joined forces with her fellow pop superstar Whitney Houston to perform "When You Believe" at the ceremony. The song, from DreamWorks animated musical "The Prince of Egypt," won the Oscar for best song.
Oscar winner Meryl Streep, nominated for best actress that year for her performance in "One True Thing," wore a pale lavender Valentino gown with a flowing chiffon skirt.
Renee Zellweger, who introduced one of the evening's best song nominees, wore an embroidered lilac L'Wren Scott gown to the ceremony.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
A bearded Tom Hanks? Yes, the Oscar winner was just starting to let the scruff grow for his upcoming role in "Cast Away." Hanks attended the ceremony with wife Rita Wilson.
Uma Thurman paired a billowy two-piece Chanel dress with sparkly bicep cuffs. The "Pulp Fiction" star presented the award for best cinematography.
Whitney Houston and her daughter
Pop star Whitney Houston brought her daughter, Bobbi Kristina, to the ceremony. Houston and Mariah Carey performed the song "When You Believe," from "The Prince of Egypt," at the ceremony.
Celine's baffling look
Céline Dion had viewers scratching their heads over her offbeat look: a backwards white John Galliano for Christian Dior tuxedo with a matching white fedora and bejeweled Ray-Ban sunglasses.
Matt and Ben
Best pals Matthew Damon and Ben Affleck had a very big year at the Academy Awards the year before, nabbing an Oscar for writing the screenplay for "Good Will Hunting," which Damon also starred in. In 1999, the dynamic duo were on hand to present two documentary awards.
Catherina Zeta-Jones, showing off her curves in a strapless red Versace gown, presented one of the night's nominees for best song.
Aussie actress Cate Blanchett, nominated for best actress for "Elizabeth," wowed viewers in her stunning John Galliano gown, which featured embroidered hummingbirds and flowers on the back.
Gwyneth Paltrow, who wore a pale pink Ralph Lauren gown (and $160K Harry Winston diamond necklace), won the best actress award for her performance in "Shakespeare In Love." The actress attended the ceremony with her father, Hollywood producer Bruce Paltrow.