During the Cultural Revolution in China, it is estimated 90% of the population wore badges bearing the visage of Chairman Mao as a displayal of loyalty. Most bore the left side of his face; some, the front; and it was taboo to display the right side for some odd reason. Mao didn't totally appreciate this Stalin-like personality cult - he asked for the number of statues of himself be lessened. More than five billion were produced.

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