Reclusive millionaire Howard Hughes put his engineering skills to work in 1941 when he cast Jane Russell as the lead in his film The Outlaw. He designed a special half-cup, underwire, and cantilevered brassiere to highlight her…talent.
The Flintstones was sponsored by a cigarette company during the show's first two seasons. The show was intended for adults, not kids, so few complained about the commercials that depicted the stone-age characters puffing away on Winstons.
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.)