Allen Sanderson from the University of Chicago writes on Professor Milton Friedman on his 100th birth anniversary and the 50th anniversary of the publication of Capitalism and Freedom.
"Milton met Rose (Friedman's wife) in a class taught by the great Jacob Viner, who has trouble remembering names or perhaps just had a streak of OCD, sat student in alphabetical order. With no one in the class between Rose and Friedman, the rest is history - or at least economics."
Link of the article. (noticed from Mankiw's blog)