Amazing facts about April 30:
» The first ice cream cone made its debut in 1904.
» Ellen DeGeneres complained that her sacking from her TV show 'Ellen' was because she was gay in 1998. It wasn't – it was just because it was rubbish.
» In 1997, it was reported that Mariah Carey had been in a street brawl with her record producer, marking the start of a lengthy 'difficult' period.
» Dickie 'World of Sport' Davies is 70 today. His moustache is probably about 54. Angus Lennie, who played the mental Scottish chef in the original Crossroads, is 73 today. And, spookily, Leslie Grantham, the other half of Den and Angie has his 57th birthday today (it was hers yesterday).
» Today is International Noise Awareness Day. Turn it up loud, people!
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According to Marxist theory, cultural forms such as opera, classical music and the literary works of Shakespeare all fall under the heading of high culture. Low culture refers to a wide variety of cultural themes that are characterised by their consumption by the masses.
We might not be Marxists, but we do know we loved Footballers Wives. If you do too, you'll know what this is all about.