Amazing things about August 7:
» It rained fish in Great Yarmouth on this day in 2000.
» Doctor Who was voted the most popular cult TV series of all time in some meaningless poll in 2001.
» This time three years ago, Robbie Williams had just hit the No.1 spot with Rock DJ, marking the start of his long sink in utter ridiculousness.
» Hooray! Jacqui O'Sullivan, who was briefly one of Bananarama, is 43 today. Also turning 43 is X Files bloke David Duchovny.
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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.
We might not be Marxists, but we do know we loved Footballers Wives. If you do too, you'll know what this is all about.