Yesterday, Google's search page had featured The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy author Douglas Adams. It was his 61st birthday. He was best known for that book which started as a BBC radio comedy back in 1978. He was also known as an advocate for environmentalism and conservation and also as a lover of fast cars, cameras, technological innovation and the Apple Macintosh (Source: Wikipedia). Here's a snapshot of Google's search page if you have missed it as well as good amount of information about Douglas Adams.