Amazing things about June 21:
» Elaine Paige opened in the role of Evita on the West End stage in 1978.
» Gary Glitter made his first Top of the Pops appearance in 1972, performing Rock and Roll Part 2. Bet they won't be showing that on TOTP2 to celebrate.
» The Timelords were at No.1 this time 15 years ago with Doctorin' The Tardis.
» Anne Kirkbride, the acting legend who has given the world Deirdre Rachid in Coronation Street, is 49 today. Marcella Detroit, who was half of Shakespears Sister, is 44. And some prince or other is 21.
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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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