Amazing things about June 16:
» Charlie Chaplin married eighteen-year-old Oona Mcneil in 1943.
» The world premiere of Lady and the Tramp took place in Chicago in 1955.
» Bros were forced to shell out £40,000 in settlement of a legal dispute with their management in 1990.
» Space Invaders was demonstrated for the first time in 1978.
» Caprice announced she was to release a single, Oh Yeah,, on this day in 1999. It was, of course, fucking dreadful.
» No interesting celeb birthdays today, but Kitty Cat, a lucky moggy who had been left $250,000 by her eccentric owner, purred her last on this day in 1995. And Screaming Lord Sutch, former leader of the Monster Raving Loony Parrty, was found hanged in 1999.
» Stan Laurel was born on this day in 1890. He married eight times over the course of his life.
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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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