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The Golden Globes have wrapped with "La La Land" breaking records and "Moonlight" winning for drama. But the night was filled with so much more including Amy Schumer's "Bachelor" picks and Meryl Streep's rousing speech stating, "disrespect invites disrespect."

Flashback: The Rat Pack took the Golden Globes reins in 1958

Dean Martin, left, Sammy Davis Jr. and Frank Sinatra at a 1965 benefit. (Museum of Television and Radio)
Dean Martin, left, Sammy Davis Jr. and Frank Sinatra at a 1965 benefit. (Museum of Television and Radio)

Think the modern-day Golden Globes are rowdy, with booze flowing freely during the show and a slew of parties awaiting the guests afterward? It's hardly a new thing.

In 1958, a few members of the Rat Pack decided to do it their way, and they created a new tradition that we take for granted today: celebrities running the show.

See, the Globes were presented by members of the foreign press until 1958. Then Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. -- and their cocktails and cigarettes -- apparently lost interest in being audience members and commandeered the Beverly Hilton stage. They spiced up the show and set a star-studded presenter precedent that remains to this day.

The trio hosted the awards the next year too. But in 1959, they had permission, and really, where's the fun in that.

Alas, in those days, the Globes could be seen only on local TV in Los Angeles.

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