All four guests scheduled to take part in a U.S. television program about agoraphobia (a morbid fear of being in open or public spaces) failed to arrive at the studio.
A Canadian man once won a What Would You Do For $10,000? contest by allowing himself to be covered in honey and feathers and dropped in a tub of pig manure from which he extracted and ate an apple.
Swedish-born American actor Greta Garbo made coffee in a casserole dish.
American singer-actor Rick Nelson, who died in a plane crash in 1985, was an accomplished trapeze artist.
The father of American actor Harrison Ford is credited with the idea of putting windows in washing machine doors.