Wikipedia:Today's featured list/submissions

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Today's featured list submissions

This star symbolizes the featured content on Wikipedia.

Lists suggested here must be featured lists that have not previously appeared on the main page.

Today's featured list launched in June 2011, initially on each Monday. In January 2014 it was agreed to expand to appear twice a week. The lists will be selected by the FL director, based on the consensus of the community.

To submit a list for main page consideration, you simply need to draft a short summary of the list, in approximately 1000 characters, along with a relevant image from the list itself, using the template provided below. Should you need any assistance using the template, feel free to ask for help on the talk page. If you are nominating a list submitted by someone else, consider notifying the significant contributor(s) with {{subst:tfln|NAME OF LIST}} ~~~~

The community will review submissions, and suggest improvements where appropriate. If a blurb receives broad support, and there are no actionable objections, one of the directors will confirm that it has been accepted for main page submission. Please note there should be no more than fifteen nominations listed here at any one time.

In rare circumstances, the directors reserve the right to exclude a list from main page consideration, a practice consistent with other main page sections such as Today's featured article and Picture of the day. Should this ever happen, a detailed explanation will be given.

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Featured list tools:

Step-by-step guide to submitting a list

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  1. Select a featured list.
  2. Click here to start a new section at the bottom of this page.
  3. Copy and paste the following, if it has not automatically appeared:
    {{TFLcontent
    |image=
    |size=125x125px
    |title=
    |alt=
    |blurb=
    |topic1=
    |topic2=
    |link=
    }}
  4. Write a 1-paragraph blurb of approximately 1000 characters alongside |blurb=. Don't worry about getting the character count exact: there is considerable flexibility, and we can always adapt it if necessary.
  5. Add the image file name after |image=.
  6. Add a caption alongside |title=.
  7. Write some alt text alongside |alt=, for those who are unable to view images.
  8. Type the name of the list after |link= without the square brackets ([[ and ]]).
  9. If the list is part of one (or two) Featured topics (NB not "good topics"), add the name(s) of the topics without square brackets after |topic1= and |topic2=.
  10. Sign your name with four tildes (~~~~) at the very bottom of the section.

71st Academy Awards

Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow

The 71st Academy Awards ceremony, organized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), took place on March 21, 1999, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles. During the ceremony, AMPAS presented Academy Awards (commonly referred to as Oscars) in 24 categories honoring films released in 1997. The ceremony, televised in the United States by ABC, was produced by Gil Cates and directed by Louis J. Horvitz. Actress Whoopi Goldberg hosted for the third time. She first hosted the 66th ceremony held in 1994 and had last hosted the 68th ceremony in 1996. Shakespeare in Love won seven awards including Best Picture and Best Actress for Gwyneth Paltrow (pictured). Other winners included Saving Private Ryan with five awards and Life Is Beautiful with three. The telecast garnered nearly than 46 million viewers in the United States. (Full list...)


I would like this list to be posted on February 25 since the 91st Academy Awards are scheduled for February 24 (or February 25 01:00 UTC), and it will have been 20 years since this particular ceremony occurred.

--Birdienest81 (talk) 19:55, 24 November 2018 (UTC)
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