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History of the Day: The Hollywood Sign Transformations and Pranks

On New Years Day residents woke up to see that the famous "Hollywood" sign had fallen victim to a prank overnight.
But this wasn't the first time the Hollywood sign has fallen victim to a prank or been altered. Here's a quick list of the changes the sign has seen since its creation.

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    Hollywoodland Built in 1923

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    Original Sign

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    Changed to the iconic "Hollywood" in 1949

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    New Years Eve 1976

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    The prank played this year was actaually a 40 year throwback!

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    Go Navy! December 1983

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    In honor of when the Army-Navy football game came to the west coast

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    July 1987 Oliver North and Iran-Contra hearings

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    1992 For the Ross Perot Presidential Campaign

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    1993 UCLA-USC football game

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    February 11, 2010 To Save the Hollywood Sign from Real Estate Renovation

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    January 1st 2017

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