Amazing things about July 31:
» In 1959, Cliff Richard hit the No.1 spot for the first time, with Living Doll.
» Elvis staged his Vegas comeback in 1969, after a lengthy stage absence.
» Justin Timberlake announced in 2001 that he wanted to record a duet with girlfriend Britney Spears. This would, of course, have been the best record ever made, especially if they had recorded Steps' It's The Way You Make Me Feel.
» Dean Cain, the second-hottest TV superman, is 37 today. He once dated Brooke Shields, and is a quarter Japanese. Wesley Snipes is 41. He appears here because he once guest starred in an episode of Miami Vice. And Harry Potty lady JK Rowling 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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