Amazing things about August 8:
» It's a bumper day for rubbish birthdays! Keith Barron, star of cheeful adultery sitcom Duty Free, is 69 today! Paul Jackson, who was the bass player in T'Pau, is 42! East 17's Brian Harvey is 29! Mr and Mrs host Derek Batey is 75! Bradley S Club is 22! JC, one of the ones who wasn't Justin in N Sync, is 27. And, last but by no means least, Lorraine out of Five Star is 36.
» Odie the dog appeared in Garfield for the first time in 1978..
» Sheena Easton became the first Bond theme singer to appear on screen during the film's credis, singing For Your Eyes Only.
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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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