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Who had a band that shared its name with the first film to win an Oscar for Best Picture?

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Who had a band that shared its name with the first film to win an Oscar for Best Picture?

ANSWER: Paul McCartney

On May 16, 1929, the movie “Wings” became the first film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture, which was at the time known as Outstanding Picture. The most expensive movie of its time, with a budget of $2 million, the movie told the story of two World War I pilots who fall for the same woman and starred Charles “Buddy” Rogers, Richard Arlen, Clara Bow and a young Gary Cooper. “Wings” was also a rock band formed in 1971 by former Beatle Paul McCartney along with his wife Linda. Denny Laine, a former guitarist for the Moody Blues, and drummer Denny Seiwell rounded out the lineup of the band.

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