Back in the 1800s, composer Franz Liszt was worshiped like a rock star. In fact, he received so many requests for locks of his hair that he eventually bought a dog, only to snip off patches of its fur to send to his admirers.

A fake prehistoric rock art of a caveman with a shopping trolley was hung on the walls of the British Museum by art prankster Banksy in 2005. Days went by before anyone noticed it.

In 1973, Nixon gave Colombia a lunar rock collected during the Apollo 17 landing. The plaque reads “Presented to the People of the Republic of Columbia.”