Frances McDormand tied with Daniel Day Lewis with three Leading Acting Oscar. Overall she won 4 competitive award tied with Katherine Hepburn in general and in terms of acting Oscar by an Actress she is currently tied with Meryl Streep (3).
Viola Davis with her Nomination for Ma Rainey's Black Bottom became the most nominated Black actress in the history of the Academy Awards, with four acting nominations, and the first Black actress to have been nominated for Best Actress more than once.
With her loss in Best Supporting Actress for Hillbilly Elegy Glenn Close now tied with Peter O Toole with Most Nomination (8) with Zero wins.
Emerald Fennell is the First Women Nominated for Best Director for her Debutant Film "Promising Young Woman".
Nomadland wins Best Picture this Chloe Zhao's film is only the second female-directed movie to win the top award, after Kathryn Bigelow's The Hurt Locker (2009).
Anthony Hopkins is the first person to get back to back acting nominations in their 80's which he ends up winning for Best Actor in a Leading Role for The Father, making him the Oldest Best Actor winner.
Nomadland is the first film in the Oscar history to win Best Picture with additional Best Actress and Best Director award.
Chloé Zhao wins Best Director, which makes her the first Asian Women to ever win Best Director award and overall second women out of 7 Nominated women in Oscar History to win Best Director.
Mank is based on creation of most acclaimed movie "Citizen Kane" which won only one Oscar for Original Screenplay whereas Mank has two Oscars for Best Production Design and Best Cinematography.
Mia Neal and Jamika Wilson (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom) are the first Black persons of any gender to win for Makeup and Hairstyling.
Ma Rainey's Black Bottom is just the third film to feature Black nominees for both Best Actor and Best Actress, after 1972's Sounder and 1994's What's Love Got to Do With It.
Daniel Kaluuya (Judas and the Black Messiah) is the first Black British actor to receive more than one nomination who ends up winning for Best Supporting Actor.
First time in history three Black actors (Daniel Kaluuya, Leslie Odom Jr. and LaKeith Stanfield) compete in the same category (supporting actor).
With nine actors of color, this sets the record for most diverse set of acting nominees in history.
Riz Ahmed (Sound of Metal) is first actor of Pakistani descent to get a nomination for Best Actor he is also the first Muslim actor nominated for Best Actor and first Best Actor-nominated performance primarily in American Sign Language since Alan Arkin in 1968's The Heart is a Lonely Hunter.
Chloé Zhao is the first woman of color and also the first Chinese Woman to be nominated for Best Director. She was also the first female director also nominated for Editing and first woman to earn four Oscar nominations in a single year. She ends up winning two for Directing and Producing her film "Nomadland".
Soul is the first animated film to get a Sound nomination in ten years (Toy Story 3) and a Score nomination in 10 years (How to Train Your Dragon).
With Leslie Odom Jr.'s two nominations, this is the fourth year in a row where someone has been nominated in both Acting and Original Song categories. Prior to Mary J. Blige in 2017, this had never happened before.
The Mole Agent is the first Chilean movie nominated outside International Film category.
Maria Bakalova (Borat) is the first Slavic-born actress (Bulgarian) nominated at the Oscars since Russian Lila Kedrova in 1964 (supporting) and Polish Ida Kaminska (leading) in 1966.
This is the first year in 93 years of the Academy Awards that two women are nominated in Best Director in the same year: Emerald Fennell and Chloé Zhao.
Christina Oh (Minari) is the first Asian-American woman to receive a Best Picture nomination.
LaKeith Stanfield (Judas and the Black Messiah) is only the second nominated actor with zero main critics and guild mentions after Marina de Tavira (Roma).
With Viola Davis (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom) and Andra Day (The United States vs. Billie Holiday) both nominated, this is the first time since 1972 that two Black women are nominated in Best Actress in the same year.
Borat Subsequent Moviefilm: Delivery of Prodigious Bribe to American Regime for Make Benefit Once Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan has beaten Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines or How I Flew from London to Paris in 25 hours 11 minutes for longest official title for an Oscar-nominated film.