In 1986, the United Way released 1,500,000 balloons in Cleveland, Ohio. It was supposed t just be a fun attempt at a World Record, but they ended up creating a nightmare for the entire community. Source: Digg
The Detroit Lions have only sniffed a Super Bowl once since the Super Bowl has come into existence. But, they have had some Hall of Fame players come through Detroit and donned the Honolulu Blue and Silver.