Amazing things about June 5:
» Oprah Winfrey sought to dispel rumours she was a lesbian in 1997. Tongues were wagging after she made a guest appearance on an episode of Ellen.
» Manfred Mann split up after a series of farewell concerts in 1969. Manfred himself went on to form a jazz group and write advertising jingles.
» In 1989, Bill Wyman and Mandy Smith had their marriage blessed, followed by a reception at the Gosvenor House Hoteal attended by all the Stones and their wives. During the reception, Bill made full use of a walking frame which had been a present from Spike Milligan.
» Claus out of Aqua is 33 today. And comedy rapper and fake porn star Mark Wahlberg is 32.
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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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