Billy Crystal has hosted the Academy Awards more times than anyone except Bob Hope. "I love doing it because I love the danger of it," Crystal says. "You have to come through and think on your feet." Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Linda Ronstadt performs in 1970. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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The Beatles in 1965. Michael Ochs Archives/Corbis hide caption

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Jack Bishop recommends letting your turkey sit for at least 30 minutes before you start carving. Ruocaled/Flickr hide caption

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Franklin D. Roosevelt smiled upon hearing that he was leading the 1928 contest for governor of New York, more than six years after he contracted polio. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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Keegan-Michael Key (left) and Jordan Peele both started their careers at Second City, Peele in Chicago and Key in Detroit. Ian White/Comedy Central hide caption

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In a new memoir, Anjelica Huston recounts her childhood in Ireland, her teen years in London and her coming of age in New York. Robert Fleischauer/Courtesy of Scribner hide caption

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Doris Lessing, pictured here in 2006, once refused to allow the queen to declare her a dame of the British Empire, because — as the author put it — "There is no British Empire." Martin Cleaver/AP hide caption

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Carol Burnett arrives for the 16th Annual Mark Twain Prize For American Humor on Oct. 20 in Washington, D.C. Kris Connor/Getty Images hide caption

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Bruce Dern has been acting for more than 50 years. In Nebraska, he plays a man on a mission to collect $1 million. Merie W. Wallace/Paramount Pictures hide caption

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