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A native of Dublin designed the iconic statuette presented to Oscar winners.
The iconic Windows 95 startup sound was composed on a Mac.
The Iconic “Do you know where you are?! You’re in the Jungle Baby!” line was actually yelled at Axl Rose by a Homeless man in New York.
Most of Las Vegas’ iconic hotels and even its famous welcome sign aren’t technically located in the city of Las Vegas. They are in an unincorporated township called Paradise, Nevada.
In the Psycho movie, Alfred Hitchcock achieved the sound of stabbings in the iconic shower scene by stabbing through countless melons to find the perfect one for the scene.
Queen, the iconic rock band, was originally called Smile.
Princess Leia’s iconic double-bun hairstyle was inspired by ‘soldaderas’, Mexican revolutionary rebel fighters from the turn of the 20th century.
Pink Floyd, the iconic rock band, was originally called Screaming Abdabs.
Before becoming an iconic thriller, Stephen King’s first novel “Carrie” was rejected by 30 publishers, causing him to give up and throw it in the trash. His wife retrieved it and urged him to resubmit it.
In 2011, Hugh Hefner saved the iconic ‘HOLLYWOOD’ sign by donating the final $900,000 needed to buy the land before being bought by mansion developers.