Benjamin Franklin, in 1790. It was a "slipper bath"--shaped
like a shoe, with a heating device in the heel and a drain in
2. Bono, lead singer
of U2. Of the four honors, to date he's won only the Grammy.
The Nobel Prize nomination, in 2003, was for his efforts to
relieve Third World debt and promote AIDS awareness in Africa.
3. Wilt "the
Stilt" Chamberlain. He had agreed to make his pro boxing
debut against Ali in 1971 for $500,000 or 25 percent of the
gross proceeds, but bowed out when he couldn't get a tax-free
guarantee of $500,000.
4. The catchiness
and success of the made-up name Kodak. Squier had originally
called his company Wired Radio.
5. George H.W. Bush,