Parcheesi originated as a life-size game—the ruler of India played it in his garden, using pretty young women as the pawns. As for the “home” they moved toward? That was the center of the garden, where the emperor sat.
The Kansas City Chiefs, the professional football team, were named after the mayor of Kansas City. Mayor H. Roe Bartle, nicknamed Chief, was responsible for getting the owner, Lamar Hunt, to move the Dallas Texans to Kansas City in 1963.
DID YOU KNOW? Marlon Brando hated memorizing lines so much that he posted cue cards everywhere to help him get through scenes.
He even asked for lines to be written on an actress's posterior. (That request was denied.)