Amazing things about August 1:
» Seven years ago, the Spice Girls had their first No.1 with Wannabe
» Siobhan Fahey out of Banarama married Dave Stewart in 1987.
» A naked dancer burst out of a cake during a Grateful Dead concert in 1973 to celebrate Jerry Garcia's 31st birthday.
» Five denied rumours they were about to split in 2001. As it turned out, they already had, to all intents and purposes.
» Coolio, who is now reduced to comedy guest appearances on Big Brother's Little Brother, is 40 today. And Nick Christian Sayer, one of the ones who wasn't Wendy James in Transvision Vamp, is 39.
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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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