Year: 1989

Being a celebrity is truly a gift and a curse. In his prime, MC Hammer enjoyed screaming throngs of fans, but their presence made it difficult for him to go to Taco Bell. Fortunately, Hammer was not only a great entertainer but a master problem-solver. In a feat of MacGuyver-esque ingenuity, he was able to use his iconic parachute pants as an actual parachute to make a run for the border with ease.