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Year: 1977 (50th) Academy Awards
Category: Music (Original Song)
Song Title: "You Light Up My Life"
Film Title: You Light Up My Life
Winner: Music and Lyrics by Joseph Brooks
Presenter: Fred Astaire
Date & Venue:April 3, 1978; Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
Oh boy. Thank God it's over [laughs]. It's been a long kind of haul. I am so happy that after all this time it's finally here. Thank you all very much. I really appreciate this.
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