Conan O’Brien, 2005

Chuck Norris is an American actor and a martial arts expert. Yep, he’s tough. In early 2005, Norris became the object of an ironic Internet meme known as “Chuck Norris Facts”. Chuck Norris jokes appeared all over the Internet and it set him up as the ultimate hero proclaiming his legendary toughness. Talk show host Conan O’Brien’s Chuck Norris jokes were seen as an inspiration for the meme. Norris stated that he does not feel offended by them and finds some of them funny. And some are indeed hilarious, like this fact: Norris is bitten by a cobra and, after five agonizing days, the cobra dies.