History was made with the Largest Gathering of Walk of Famers in One Room At One Time
NOVEMBER 2, 2010-The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce threw a huge celebration for the Hollywood Walk of Fame’s 50th Birthday on Wednesday, November 3. The event began at 6:30 p.m. with a time capsule dedication at the corner of Hollywood and Highland next to Joanne Woodward’s star, one of the very first eight stars placed on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President and CEO, Leron Gubler officiated. Participating in the event were five celebrities who represent the five disciplines of the Walk of Fame. Diane Ladd, represents Motion Pictures, Bob Barker for Television, KLOS radio personality Jim Ladd for Radio, Roger Willliams for Recording, and Mickey and Jan Rooney representing the Live Theatre category.
Nearly 90 esteemed Walk of Famers were in attendance. “In the history of the Walk of Fame, this is the first time that we will have so many of our recipients in one place at one time! Our late Walk of Fame Chairman, Johnny Grant would have been so proud of this special night in Hollywood!” stated Leron Gubler, Hollywood Chamber of Commerce President/CEO.
After the ceremony, invited guests were led to the party, held in the famed Governor’s Ballroom and catered by Wolfgang Puck. 90 Walk of Famers walked the Red Carpet at approximately 7:15 p.m. and then proceeded into a special room to be exclusively photographed for an historic, once-in-a-lifetime photo, shot by famed celebrity photographer Harry Langdon. Guests enjoyed the festivities as they watched the historic photo unfold on big screens.
Presenting sponsor L’Oréal Paris created a special edition Colour Riche lipstick called Walk of Fame Pink #50 which was created especially for the occasion and will be gifted to all guests.
Presenting Sponsor: L’Oréal Paris
Media Sponsor: Entertainment Tonight
Contributing Sponsor: Heineken
Hollywood Historic Trust
L. Ron Hubbard Golden Age Theater
Starline Tours of Hollywood
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group
The Hollywood Museum
Ashok Amritraj / Hyde Park Entertainment
Entertainment Lighting Services, Inc.
Madame Tussauds Hollywood
Norm Marshall and Associates
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Community Redevelopment Agency/LA
The Gas Company
The Hollywood Reporter
Paramount Contractors & Developers
Renaissance Hollywood Hotel & Spa
Screen Actors Guild
Sunset Gower/Sunset Bronson Studios
Twentieth Century Fox
Belmont Village Senior Living
Central Parking System
Dubin & Associates, Inc.
Famous Hollywood Dental Care
The Father of Hollywood
Genesis Financial & Insurance Services
Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
Iron Mountain Film & Sound Archives
Jimmy Kimmel Live!
LAS Engineering, Inc.
The Original Farmers Market
L.A., Inc, The Convention & Visitors Bureau
Vin Di Bona Productions & FishBowl Worldwide Media
Yellow Cab Company
HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME TO CELEBRATE 50th ON NOVEMBER 3rd WITH BIG BIRTHDAY BASH!