Amazing things about Wednesday, September 24:
» Heritage secretary David Mellor resigned on this day in 1992 after his affair with toe-sucking actress Antonia de Sancha was revealed.
» Creepy! Clint Hallam became the first person to have a limb transplant, after doctors in Lyon attached a hand to his body in 1998.
» Last year, a dog caused a house fire in Birmingham after peeing on a vacuum cleaner.
» The Guiness Book of Records introduced several new categories last year: The oldest couple to marry, the world's longest tongue, and the world's oldest vomit. We're hoping the three records aren't directly linked.
» In 1999 Boy George officially apologised to Ricky Martin following comments suggesting the Latin singer was gay. Today, we apologised to our flatmates after suggesting the toast we'd made had originally been plain old bread.
» The late Jim Henson was born on this day in 1936. Take some time time to celebrate the man who brought us The Muppets and Sesame Street. We suggest using the letters H and M, and the number six.
» Theodore "Dr Seuss" Geisel died on this day in 1991. Despite writing books for children, The talking fish from the Cat in the Hat ride at Universal's Islands of Adventure struck terror into a travelling companion of ours recently.
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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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