Amazing things about July 15:
» This time last year, Gareth Gates was at No.1 with Anyone Of Us (Stupid Mistake). And it sounds just as good 12 months on. Dig out your copy (don't pretend you don't have one) and play it at once.
» Debbie Gibson opened as Sandy in Grease at London's Dominion Theatre in 1993. Craig McLaughlin was her Danny Zucko.
» The fabulously-named Hippolyte Mege Mouries patented margarine in Paris on this day in 1869. His brother, Hippoheavy Mege Mouries was reportedly furious.
» Jill halfpenny, alias That-Phil-Mitchell's-Bird-Whatever-Her-Name-Is out of EastEnders, is 28 today.
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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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