Heath Ledger won a posthumous Academy Award For Best Supporting Actor in what was a bittersweet moment for his family and those who knew him.
Kate Winslet and Sean Penn took home the top acting honors at the Oscars, respectively, while Slumdog Millionaire won pretty much everything else.
There were plenty of other honors (and Academy Awards fashion hits and misses) marking one of the biggest nights in all of entertainment.
Follow the jump to read the full list of winners ...
Sean Penn, Milk
Kate Winslet, The Reader
Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire
FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM
Heath Ledger, The Dark Knight
Penelope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Dustin Lance Black, Milk
Simon Beaufoy, Slumdog Millionaire
Andrew Stanton, WALL-E
ANIMATED SHORT FILM
Kunio Kato, La Maison en Petits Cubes
Donald Graham Burt and Victor J. Zolfo, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Michael O'Connor for The Duchess
Greg Cannom, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Anthony Dod Mantle, Slumdog Millionaire
LIVE ACTION SHORT FIRM
Jochen Alexander Freydank, Spielzeugland (Toyland)
James Marsh and Simon Chinn, Man on Wire
Megan Mylan, Smile Pinki
Eric Barba, Steve Preeg, Burt Dalton and Craig Barron, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Richard King, The Dark Knight
Ian Tapp, Richard Pryke and Resul Pookutty, Slumdog Millionaire
Chris Dickens, Slumdog Millionaire
A.R. Rahman, Slumdog Millionaire
"Jai Ho," from Slumdog Millionaire