"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery." Malcolm X
A Beatles ban in the USSR meant fans had to listen to music on converted X-Ray scans - known as "music on the bones."
"As you get older, the questions come down to about two or three. How long? And what do I do with the time I've got left?" David Bowie
When filming "The Italian Job," Michael Caine couldn't drive. He passed his driving test 14 years later - aged 50.
"I'm not here for your amusement. You're here for mine." "Johnny Rotten" John Lydon
Iggy Pop is a complete technophobe. He doesn't own a smartphone, and while he can read emails, he has never been able to send one.
"If you want to be a millionaire, start with a billion dollars and launch a new airline." Richard Branson
When Lemmy was four he had 10 teeth removed without anaesthetic. He didn't go to the dentist again until the age of 50.
"A legend is an old man with a cane known for what he used to do. I'm still doing it." Miles Davis
Michael Jackson's 1983 hit "Billie Jean" was the first ever music video by a black artist to air on MTV.
“People always fear change. People feared electricity when it was invented, didn’t they?” Bill Gates
Elsa, from Oasis' debut single "Supersonic," was sound engineer Dave Scott's 9st rotweiller - with a flatulence problem.
"I cannot think of a set of circumstances in which a Government can go to war without the support of Parliament." Tony Blair
Robin Williams was was voted both "funniest and least likely to succeed" in High School.
"Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me... you can't get fooled again." President George W. Bush, Jr
Beckham was originally planned to appear in "Bend It Like Beckham," but was unable to due to scheduling difficulties.
"If you don't have the balls to brake late, that's your problem." Lewis Hamilton
Amy Winehouse was kicked out of Sylvia Young Theatre School for getting her nose pierced and "general slackeritude."
"I am God's vessel. But my greatest pain in life is that I will never be able to see myself perform live." Kanye West
Early on Mark Zuckerberg turned down Yahoo! and MTV advertising on Facebook, not wanting to sell out.