The novel series includes six original books following the adventures of Arthur Dent, Ford Prefect, Zaphod Beeblebrox, Trillian and Marvin the Paranoid Android as they make their way through the universe, post-destruction of the Earth.
From the civil rights movement, to the Vietnam War, to the plight of the poor, Marvin Gaye helped a generation deal with what seemed to be a never ending crisis of social consciousness.
However, unlike his counterparts, Marvin reaches beyond the Douglas Adams' novels to include radio, pop song and even cartoon cameos to his impressive resume of pop culture influence.
Through the years, different actors including Stephen Moore, who lent his voice to the robot in the BBC radio and television series, have voiced Marvin the robot.
It is frequently said that Joshua Reynolds developed the first ring in 1975, but the ring was actually developed in the 1960s by a man named Marvin Wernick.