Strange posthumous wishes celebrities
The journalists of BBC BBC compiled a list of the most bizarre post-mortem wishes of famous people.
Designer cylindrical packaging Pringles crisps Frederic Bor, too, decided after the departure of the other world not to part with their child. He asked to be cremated after his ashes were buried in his invention of the package. Children of Bohr's father complied with the request and bought a box right on the way to the cemetery.
Malcolm McLaren, former manager of Sex Pistols, asked at my funeral to "a moment of chaos" instead of mourning a moment of silence. His coffin, adorned with the words "Too prytok to live, too young to die", was driving a hearse drawn by four black horses. A funeral procession closed the bus, from which flowed included at full capacity, the song Sid Vicious "My Way."
Rapper Tupac Shakur has never hidden his addiction to marijuana. After the death of his fellow singer rap given him the last honors as a managed. In the video, released earlier this year, members of the American rap group Young Outlawz told that the ashes of Tupac mixed with marijuana and smoked the mixture. In response, the lawyer the late rapper's mother said that it would not be as easy as Tupac Shakur remains under heavy guard.
The remains of Gene Roddenberry launched in 1997 in the cosmos. Well-deserved tribute to the author of the sci-fi television series "Star Trek» («Star Trek»). It was he who, the phrase "to boldly go where no man has gone before." During the "star" burial remains Roddenberi were sent to Earth orbit, along with the ashes of 22 other experts and fans of space exploration, including Timothy Leary, who gave the world psychedelic drug LSD. Their remains were circling around the planet until 2002, after which the capsule entered Earth's atmosphere.
The remains of an American journalist and author Hunter S. Thompson shot from a cannon. Request of the founder of gonzo journalism done by his friend, Hollywood actor Johnny Depp. The gun was mounted on a specially built for this tower, decorated with the symbol of the Thompson style - red fist with two thumbs. By the way, gonzo journalism style is characterized by deeply subjective narrative of the ongoing first-person. In this style were written by Thompson's best works, including the book "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas" and "Fear and Loathing: on the campaign in 1972."
Doritos chips creator Arch West died last weekend at the age of 97 years. At the request of Vesta, where the coffin with his body will be lowered into the grave, instead of the traditional rose petals showered the coffin will be no more than a crisp, glorified his name.
Eugene Shoemaker called the father of the science of planetology. He was one of three men who discovered the comet Shoemaker-Levy 9. But the honor of being buried on the moon, he won one. Part of the ashes of a scientist was admitted to the satellite unit in 1999, "Lunar Prospector".
From Frank Sinatra said goodbye to all the Catholic canon. However, the lush religious ceremony were other colors to put in the coffin of the singer a bottle of whiskey, a lighter Zippo, as well as dime - as reported in case he needed to make an urgent call. His tombstone is decorated with the inscription: "The best is yet to come."
Elizabeth Taylor is famous for numerous marriage, a love of jewelry and impeccable style. At his own funeral it, as befits a star of her rank, had arrived late. Even before his death, Taylor asked her funeral began at 15 minutes later, to be announced.
Ashes geologist Brian Tandy has been transformed into synthetic diamonds. From one of them, canary yellow, made a ring for the widow and the remaining - the ring for the daughters of Tandy. The company LifeGem, which helps the families of the deceased not to part with their ashes here with these artificial gems, and do not fulfill these orders. One of her clients, says the LifeGem, asked them to create a diamond using the hair of Michael Jackson.
Socialite Sandra West, inheriting millions of her husband, oil tycoon, has demanded to be buried in a lacy nightgown. But it was not all. We had to sit in the front seat, Sandra of her favorite blue "Ferrari." Dying wish of Mrs. West has led to long litigation. Sandra's brother, who is facing the loss of almost 200 thousand dollars in the event of failure of its orders, tried to gain recognition of invalidity of the document. After two months of hearings, the judge ruled to fulfill all the wishes of the deceased. In the end, the corpse was dressed in lace underwear and seated behind the wheel of your favorite car, which was then buried in a huge box in the cemetery of San Antonio.