The Ultimate #TBT Oscars Afterparty Photos

Because we all need a reminder of just how much fun this show can be

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Marcia & George Lucas

MARCIA & GEORGE LUCAS
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epitomize Hollywood glamour at a 1978 afterparty at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

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Danny Boyle & Rubina Ali

DIRECTOR DANNY BOYLE & RUBIANA ALI
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smile as they grip their golden statuettes at the 2009 Governors Ball.

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Heath Ledger

HEATH LEDGER
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gives his invisible guest a kiss at a 2006 afterparty.

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Kate Winslet & Meryl Streep

KATE WINSLET & MERYL STREEP
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are all smiles at the 2009 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

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Tom Cruise, Kathy Bates & Dustin Hoffman

TOM CRUISE, KATHY BATES & DUSTIN HOFFMAN
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show each other love at a 1991 afterparty.

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Madonna & Gwyneth Paltrow

MADONNA & GWYNETH PALTROW
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get down on the dance floor at the 2007 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

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Liza Minnelli & Desi Arnaz Jr.

LIZA MINNELLI & DESI ARNAZ JR.
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are caught mid-smooch at an afterparty.

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Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward

PAUL NEWMAN & JOANNE WOODWARD
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enjoy themselves at the 1958 Governors Ball.

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Ziyi Zhang & Wendi Deng

ZIYI ZHANG & WENDI DENG
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help each other with some finishing touches at the 2009 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

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Kate Hudson & Joaquin Phoenix

KATE HUDSON & JOAQUIN PHOENIX
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goof around at the 2001 Governors Ball.

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Martin Short & Catherine O'Hara

MARTIN SHORT & CATHERINE O'HARA
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entertain themselves at the 2012 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

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Robert Wise, Rita Moreno & George Chakiris

ROBERT WISE, RITA MORENO & GEORGE CHAKIRIS
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catch up at a 1962 afterparty.

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Julia Roberts & Oprah Winfrey

JULIA ROBERTS & OPRAH WINFREY
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share a bunch of laughs at the 2005 Governors Ball.

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Steve Martin & Don Rickles

STEVE MARTIN & DON RICKLES
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are seen totally getting along at the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

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Tilda Swinton

TILDA SWINTON
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kisses her golden statuette at the 2008 Governors Ball.

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Michael Jackson & Madonna

63rd Annual Academy Awards - After Party at Spago's Hosted by Swifty Lazar
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are seen smiling ear-to-ear as they head to an afterparty together in 1991.

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Fran Drescher & Salma Hayek

Fran Drescher and Salma Hayek
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get the party started backstage in 1997.

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Robin Williams

Robin Williams
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nurses his golden statuette at the 1998 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

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Kevin Spacey, Nicolas Cage & Patricia Arquette

Kevin Spacey, Nicolas Cage, and Patricia Arquette
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celebrate their wins at the 1996 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

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Lori Loughlin & Mossimo Giannulli

Lori Loughlin and husband Mossimo Giannulli
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walk hand-in-hand in matching suits to the 1997 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

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Emma Thompson & Jim Carrey

Emma Thompson and Jim Carrey
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can't contain their laughter at the Elton John AIDS Foundation Party in 1996.

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Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks & Elton John

Steven Spielberg, Tom Hanks, and Elton John
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take a group shot at the singer's AIDS Foundation party in 1993.

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Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres
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makes her grand entrance at the 1996 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.

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David Spade, Chris Rock & Chris Farley

David Spade, Chris Rock, and Chris Farley
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definitely got the suit and tie memo at the Elton John AIDS Foundation Party in 1993.

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