But one thing stays tried and true – the HOLLYWOOD sign, standing tall and welcoming aspiring actors since 1923.
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- The sign read HOLLYWOODLAND from 1923 to 1949.
- In 1932, Broadway actress Peg Entwistle committed suicide by jumping off the letter “H.”
- 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.
- In the 1940s, the sign’s official caretaker, Albert Kothe, destroyed the “H” after crashing into it while driving drunk.
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