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Sunday. The OYscars.

1929. Year of Al Jolson’s “The Jazz Singer,” the first talkies, Metro Goldwyn Mayer’s Louis B. Mayer created the first Academy Awards. Host, Douglas Fairbanks Sr. Hollywood’s Roosevelt Hotel — 250 people. Janet Gaynor, 22, won Best Actress for her role in three different movies. Charlie Chaplin’s honorary statuette was for writing and directing “The Circus.” And the winners got announced before the ceremony. Nice. Would’ve saved 2017’s Faye Did-away and Whatshisname Beatty christening the wrong Best Picture.

Once, Daryl Hannah hit the men’s room because the line to the ladies’ was too long. And Meryl Streep accidentally left her Oscar in the john altogether. And Paris Hilton preceded the big night by scoring the L’Ermitage Hotel’s freebie goodies — but couldn’t crash its Vanity Fair party even after trying to pass herself off as Tatiana von Fürstenberg.

1971. Nominated Best Actor for playing Gen. Patton, George C. Scott considered the awards a big commercial meat market. Stayed home, wouldn’t watch and went to sleep early. Cliff Robertson, who won for “Charly” in ’69: “I suspected someone screwed up and opened the wrong envelope.” And Johnny Depp found the thing so traumatic that he hijacked Harrison Ford’s chauffeur to help him escape. And on his tux, winner Russell Crowe strode to the mike wearing his grandpa’s MBE.

1981. Martin Scorsese as Best Director for “Raging Bull” lost to Robert Redford for “Ordinary People” and in 1991 his “GoodFellas” Best Director nom lost to “Dances With Wolves” director Kevin Costner … Michael Caine, who’s won Best Supporting Actor, said the coup helps because then “You get swamped with great scripts.”

’96. Mira Sorvino, who grabbed Best Supporting for “Mighty Aphrodite,” was so embarrassed that she kept the award hidden in a cupboard two years. “I didn’t want anyone to think, ‘Oh, that Oscar’s on the piano — who does she think she is?’ ”

1975. Ellen Burstyn: “Mine’s in the bathroom getting nothing but older. Bottom’s falling out and the gold is pitted. I need a new one.”

Mayoral race a laughing matter

Enough with Hollywood, back to New York. And shove political bosses picking the candidate they think will win. Now decisions are made in primary elections. Per new voting laws, today it’s where the voter selects up to five candidates. Ballot position is important. The Board of Elections determines position by lottery. So now could be No. 1 on the ballot for NYC mayor … (drum roll) … Aaron S. Foldenauer. Who?? Aaron S. Foldenauer? Yes.

Aaron S. Foldenauer. Bless me, Father, here’s the rundown:

1. Aaron S. Foldenauer
2. Dianne Morales
3. Scott M. Stringer
4. Raymond J. McGuire
5. Maya D. Wiley
6. Paperboy Love Prince
7. Art Chang
8. Kathryn A. Garcia
9. Eric L. Adams
10. Isaac Wright Jr.
11. Shaun Donovan
12. and last — Andrew Yang

The GOP could choose either Curtis Sliwa or Fernando Mateo. OK?

All together now, “California, here we come.”

Sunday 3 p.m. WABC radio 770AM. Listen to me. And I’ll leave you with this until then: “Too many big buildings going up in Manhattan. So much construction going on. My contractor’s as busy as a one-armed paperhanger with an itch.”

Only in New York, kids, only in New York.

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