Rockefeller was a prominent member of the famous and wealthy Rockefeller family. He was elected Governor of New York throughout the 1960s and afterwards became the Vice-President of the United States under Gerald Ford between 1974-1977. He was an art collector who also became President of the Museum of Modern Art.
Packer was known for his power within the media industry, owning Channel Nine and the Australian Consolidated Press. One of the richest people in Australia he was also influential in the founding of World Series Cricket.