Amazing things about May 30:
» Slade played the Free Trade Hall in Manchester in 1972, with Status Quo as support. Tickets were 65p each.
» In 1955, an advertising hoarding of Marilyn Monroe with a billowing skirt was taken down after complaints from the League of Decency.
» The late Mel Blanc, voice of Bugs Bunny and many other famous Warner Brothers characters, was born on this day in 1908.
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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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