Aboard his Freedom 7 space capsule, astronaut Alan Shepard became the first United States citizen to travel into outer space on 5th May 1961.
The purchaser of the 10 billionth song from iTunes was 71-year old Louie Sulcer from Woodstock, Georgia. The song was "Guess Things Happen That Way" by Johnny Cash. Sulcer got a call from Steve jobs and a $10,000 iTunes gift card. [more...]