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.

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.