Amazing facts about April 16:
» On this day last year, ITV announced plans for Popstars 2. The series was expected to search for two bands, one all female and one all male. Wonder what happened to them?
» The British public were bored silly by the first televised budget in 1953.
» In 1999, an Orlando museum was allegedly negotiating to buy Pamela Anderson's discarded breast implants.
» Shirley, of Pepsi and Shirley fame, is 41 today. Nick Berry and Little Jimmy Osmond both hit 40, while Ruth Madoc is 60.
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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.
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