My name is Turkish. Funny name for an Englishman, I know…My parents were on the same plane when it crashed. That’s how they met. They named me after the plane. Not many people are named after a plane crash. That’s Tommy. He tells people he was named after a gun. But I know. He was really named after a famous 19th century ballet dancer. (Snatch - 2000)
In 1986, the United Way attempted to break the world record for balloon launches, by releasing 1.5 million balloons, which resulted in two deaths, millions in lawsuits, and a devastating environmental impact.