Hit games soon followed for the entrepreneur, who is most at home in jeans and a checked shirt, and whose management mantra was ‘rules are for fools’.
In addition to checked patterns, stripes are also making waves this season.
Born in Billings, Montana, the man with the checked shirt and deep western drawl had his budding penmanship spurred on by the first film he ever saw, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.
Why don't I just put the checked shirt on and be done with it?
He was wearing a short-sleeved checked shirt and black trousers.
He was wearing plastic sandals, a checked shirt and baggy traditional Kurdish trousers.
His hair is dyed different shades of orange and blonde and he's wearing a leather jacket over a shirt like a checked tablecloth.
And the second faux pas is the proliferation of checked shirts.
I even have a picture of me some years later in a very dodgy checked shirt taken at the Welsh Mountain Zoo.
His hulking two-metre frame clad in crumpled checked shirt fills the doorway as he beckons towards his kingdom.