The team who pioneered in-vitro fertilization, Dr. Robert Edwards and Mr. Patrick Steptoe. On July 25, 1978 Louise Joy Brown was born, the world's first successful test-tube baby. She was born in Great Britain.
Did you know that Mark Twain has a close connection with Halley's Comet?? Twain was born shortly after a visit by Halley's Comet, and he predicted that he would "go out with it," too. He died the day following the comet's subsequent return! Halley's orbital period over the last 3 centuries has been between 75–76 yrs. Halley is classified as a periodic; one with an orbit lasting 200 yrs or less. This contrasts it with long-period comets, whose orbits last for thousands of years.
“Oopsie Daisy Homophobe” In what might also be the best musical parody of the year, Stephen Colbert and actor Alan Cumming performed “Oopsie Daisy Homophobe,” a response to the ludicrous LL Cool J and Brad Paisley song, “Accidental Racist.”