Amazing things about May 31:
» The Monkees began filming their TV show on this day in 1966.
» 36 Grateful Dead fans had to be medically treated in 1971 – not for their love of the band (although that would have been highly appropriate) but because they had unknowingly drunk cider laced with LSD at a concert in the US.
» It was a black day for Five Star in 1990 – they had to move out of their home before the baliffs turfed them out for non-payment of the mortgage.
» Geri Halliwell announced she had left the Spice Girls in 1998. Little has been heard of her since – can anyone shed any light?
» Sharon Gless, of Cagney and Lacey and and Queer As Folk fame, turns 60 today. And Brooke Shields, of Blue Lagoon Tits Out fame, is 38.
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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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