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ON THIS DAY - 1964: Poitier Breaks New Ground With Oscar Win


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Chrissy
- 3687 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The acting profession's top award has gone to a black actor for the first time. Sidney Poitier won the best actor Oscar for his role in Lilies of the Field. In the film, released last year, he played construction worker Homer Smith whom a group of nuns be



   

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Barb K (1685)
Monday April 13, 2009, 4:00 pm
I loved Sidney Poitier...when Lilies came out I was only 4 years old but I remember watching it later in my childhood. Sidney Poitier was such a handsome man who had a flair for smoothness. Thanks, Chrissy.
 

Dee C (23)
Tuesday April 14, 2009, 12:54 am
Yes..a wonderful actor..I have always enjoyed his movies..
Thanks you Chrissy..
Noted..
 

Estella Ameigh (22)
Tuesday April 14, 2009, 11:34 am
Thanks Chrissy. I always enjoy his acting.
 
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