This weekend, Danny Thompson will take to the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah and try to break the speed record for a piston-engine car, a record his father broke in 1960.
Mickey Thompson did not want his son to die in a race car and would not let him compete as a kid. But it was all Danny wanted to do.
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
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Let's take a look at some celebrities over the age of 65 for whom retirement is a dirty word, including acting legend Al Pacino, who celebrates his 75th birthday on Saturday.