History Blog

July 13

Happy Birthday Happy Birthday RIP Robert “Bob” Crane(1928–1978) Gerald Levert(1966–2006) ; Sir Patrick Stewart–83 Harrison Ford–81 Richard “Cheech” Marin–77 Edith Bernstein(“Didi Conn”)–72 Thelma Louise Mandrell–69 Cameron Crowe–66 Robert Gonzalez(“Gant”)–55 Deborah Cox–49 Steven Chadwick McQueen–35 Colton Haynes–35 ; 1923 – The Hollywood Sign is officially dedicated in the hills above Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. It originally reads “Hollywoodland” but the four last letters (land) are dropped after the renovation in 1949 so it reads simply Hollywood.