The man who plays the alien in the movie Alien was a 2.08m (6’10”) Nigerian named Bolaji Bandejo, and the filmmakers came across him in a bar by pure chance. While on set, a special swing had to be constructed so Bolaji could sit because the Xenomorph’s tail got in the way.
In 1969, a musician named Jim Sullivan recorded an album titled ‘U.F.O’. The lyrics were about him leaving his family and being abducted by aliens in the desert. Six years later, his car was found abandoned at the ranch — somewhere in the New Mexico desert, he disappeared, never to be seen again.