Amazing things about July 1:
» Trey Farley, TV presenter and husband-to-be of Katy Hill, is 28 today. He shares his birthday with Kellie Bright, who delighted the nation in the 1990s as Girl From Out Of The Upper Hand, and earlier confounded the evil T-Bag as Whatever The Bratty Girl Was Called That Year (she's 27).
» Painfully unfunny cartoon character Popeye was created on this day in 1929.
» The world's first TV commercial was shown in 1941. It was for a watch.
» This time 25 years ago, John Travolta and Olivia Newton John were at No.1 with You're The One That I Want. Ooh, ooh, ooh.
» Duncan Black and Alfonzo Decker decided "Hey! Let's start a tool company!" on this day in 1912.
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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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