4. A Keith Haring-Based Balloon Hits NBC Broadcast Booth, 2008

The Keith Haring-based balloon in 1997. Photo Courtesy of Macy’s, Inc.

TV anchors Al Roker, Meredith Viera, and Matt Lauer were taken aback when a balloon inspired by artist Keith Haring crashed into their NBC broadcast booth in 2008, taking out the camera and temporarily cut the threesome off air. Once the balloon was removed, things resumed to normal.