The luggage company has been around since 1910. Transporting the world's belongings in style is all well and good, but ultimately, its most critical contribution was to the (original, actually funny) film Dumb & Dumber.
Home Improvement would have you believe he's from Michigan. The Santa Clause would have you believe he is an advertising executive who accidentally accepted the responsibility of delivering toys to children all over the world. Toy Story would have you believe he's a toy astronaut. But in reality, he was born in Denver -- though he did later move to Michigan, where, fun fact, he served two years in prison for cocaine trafficking.