The 2001 Oscars' Most Memorable Moments (Yep, the Swan Dress Is in There)

Björk's legendary waterfowl wear is not the only thing worth looking back on from the Oscars two decades ago

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Bjork arrives at the 73rd Annual Academy Awards
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The fashion statement heard 'round the world! Björk created one of the most iconic fashion moments in Oscar history when she wore a sheer, bedazzled bodysuit and white tulle swan dress on the red carpet.

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Jennifer Lopez at the 73rd Annual Academy Awards
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Speaking of memorable dresses, Jennifer Lopez made waves when she arrived in a semi-sheer dress by Chanel Haute Couture.

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Gillian Anderson 73rd Academy Awards
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If 'Daring Fashion Moves' was the name of the game, Gillian Anderson came to compete. She wore a backless dress to the Vanity Fair post-Oscar party, and used her underwear as an accessory.

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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson arrive at the 73rd Annual Academy Awards
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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson are classic #CoupleGoals. (That mustache, maybe a bit less timeless.)

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Angelina Jolie arriving for the 73rd Academy Awards
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Fresh off her 2000 Oscar win for Best Supporting Actress, Angelina Jolie rocked a white suit and a sleek ponytail.

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Samuel L. Jackson and his wife LaTanya Richardson at the 73rd Annual Academy Awards
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Samuel L. Jackson and his wife LaTanya Richardson got all dressed up for date night at the 2001 Academy Awards.

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73rd Academy Awards - Halle Berry
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Halle Berry looked positively radiant in a light purple, beaded number in 2001. In 2002, she'd go on to be the first Black woman to win Best Actress at the Oscars.

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Russell Crowe arrives at the 73rd Annual Academy Awards
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Russell Crowe — who went home with the Oscar for Best Actor for his performance in Gladiator — arrived at the 2001 Oscars wearing some creative accessories.

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Kate Hudson at the 73rd Annual Academy Awards
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Nominated for her role in Almost Famous, Kate Hudson smiled big on the red carpet while rocking a curly updo and beaded lilac gown. (She had regrets later, she has said.)

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Penelope Cruz at the 73rd Annual Academy Awards
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Penélope Cruz looked like royalty in an off-the-shoulder, backless gown.

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Renee Zellweger arrives for the 73rd Annual Academy Awards
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Renée Zellweger made a statement in her bright yellow strapless dress.

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Julia Roberts at the 73rd Annual Academy Awards
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Julia Roberts smiled as she posed with her Academy Award for Best Actress, which she won playing the titular role in Erin Brockovich.

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Benicio Del Toro and Marcia Gay Harden at 73rd Academy Awards
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Benicio Del Toro and Marcia Gay Harden celebrated after winning Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress.

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73rd Annual Academy Awards, Phylicia Rashad and Debbie Allen
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Sisters make the best party date! Phylicia Rashad and Debbie Allen went to the 2001 Elton John Oscar Party together.

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Elton John and Whitney Houston during The 73rd Annual Academy Awards
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Icons only! Elton John and Whitney Houston shared a laugh and a hug for the camera at Elton's infamous Oscar party.

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Aaliyah at 73rd Academy Awards
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Aaliyah looked gorgeous in an LBD on her way to the 2001 Vanity Fair afterparty.

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