• The first couple to be shown in bed together on prime time TV? Fred and Wilma Flintstone.
  • On April Fool’s Day, 1976, the BBC convinced many listeners that a special alignment of the planets would temporarily decrease gravity on Earth. Phone lines were flooded with callers who claimed they felt the effects.
  • Michael Jackson tried to buy Marvel Comics in the early 1990s so that he could play Spider-Man in his own movie.
  • Before making “Finding Nemo,” the animation gurus at Pixar Studios had to take a graduate class in fish biology and oceanography.
  • Despite being the 7th richest man in the world, Ingvar Kamprad (founder of IKEA) lives in a small home, eats at IKEA, and uses the bus.