It's the best day of the year, well, at least it is for me.

That's because the Academy Awards are this Sunday, a movie lovers' dream.

For those who love a good flick, this is the culmination of it all.

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It's the Super Bowl with awards. There's a ton of celebrity and on occasion, something wild happens.

REMEMBER WHEN WILL SMITH SLAPPED CHRIS ROCK?

Sometimes, an iconic selfie is taken. Other times, somebody gets slapped on stage.

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Mostly, it's just a celebration of cinema, and I am ok with it being a simple awards show.

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There's also a bit of local pride when it comes to The Oscars because you might find someone who lived in the same town or city as you scoring film's highest honors.

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According to Wanderu, the state that has produced the most Oscar winners should come as no surprise.

WHICH STATE HAS PRODUCED THE MOST OSCAR WINNERS FOR ACTING?

California is the home of Hollywood and also the home of 11 Best Actress winners and 14 for Best Actor.

The second most Oscar winners for acting come from New York with a total of 22 different Academy Award winners.

Philadelphia came in third overall but after that it's Illinois.

Illinois has six different Best Actor/Actress winners from Illinois with Frances McDormand having won the prestigious award twice.

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Altogether, there have been 12 different people to have won an Oscar for acting:

Illinois Natives Who Won Acting Oscars