India, Jan. 14 -- The Oscar nominations were unveiled Monday, with Joker earning the most nods (11) ahead of favourites Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood, 1917 and The Irishman. Here are five fun facts from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' announcement:

- Scarlett, Saoirse make history -

Female directors may have been shut out, but two actresses had particular reason to celebrate Monday. Scarlett Johansson had never been nominated for an Oscar before, but picked up two nods on the same morning.

She will compete in the best actress slot for her starring role in divorce drama Marriage Story, and for supporting actress as a young mother who hides a Jewish girl in her attic during World War II in Jojo Rabbit.

Meanwhile, Sao...