Friday, June 29, 2012


1.The sign read HOLLYWOODLAND from 1923 to 1949.

2.Each letter originally stood 50 feet (15 m) and 30 feet (9.1 m) wide high, but renovations in 1978 resized the letters to 45 feet (14 m) tall and anywhere from 31 to 39 feet (9.4 to 12 m) wide.

3.In 1932, Broadway actress Peg Entwistle committed suicide by jumping off the letter “H.”

4.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.

5.Hugh Hefner donated to the restoration of the “Y” with a $27,777 contribution.

6.In the 1940s, the sign’s official caretaker, Albert Kothe, destroyed the “H” after crashing into it while driving drunk.

7.In January 1976, following the passage of a state law decriminalizing marijuana, vandals altered the sign to read ” HOLLYWeeD.”

Thursday, June 28, 2012

TV F-u-n-n-y-facts

  1.  Donald Duck comics were banned from Finland because he doesn't wear trousers.

  2. During the chariot scene in 'Ben Hur' a small red car can be seen in the distance.

  3. The first video aired on MTV was "Video Killed the Radio Star" by the Buggles in 1981.

  4. All of the clocks in the movie "Pulp Fiction" are stuck on 4:20.

  5. One in every 4 Americans has appeared on television !!

  6. The name for Oz in "The Wizard of Oz" was thought up when the creator, Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N, and O-Z, hence "Oz."

  7. . More than 3000 people auditioned for Afghan model in 2009. Only 10 were women.

  8. 44% of kids watch television before they go to sleep.