Four true things about HOLLYWOOD.

Hollywood – it’s a tough town; once you enter, you have to constantly wonder what’s fact and what’s fiction.

But one thing stays tried and true – the HOLLYWOOD sign, standing tall and welcoming aspiring actors since 1923.

Did you know? Hollywood sign fun facts from Answers.com on Alltop:

  1. The sign read HOLLYWOODLAND from 1923 to 1949.
  2. In 1932, Broadway actress Peg Entwistle committed suicide by jumping off the letter “H.”
  3. Alice Cooper led the 1978 donation drive to remodel the famous sign. The shock rocker contributed $27,000 of his own money to the project, and bought an “O” in memory of Groucho Marx.
  4. In the 1940s, the sign’s official caretaker, Albert Kothe, destroyed the “H” after crashing into it while driving drunk.

Get the rest the Hollywood sign fun facts from Answers.com on Alltop.

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