1. First Lady Michelle Obama made a surprise appearance at the 85th Academy Awards to help actor Jack Nicholson announce the Best Picture nominees and winner.
5. First Lady Laura Bush appeared at the 74th Annual Academy Awards in 2002.
She participated in a taped segment. That was the year Halle Berry became the first black actress to win the Oscar for Best Actress, for her performance in Monster’s Ball. The host was Whoopi Goldberg.
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