Amazing things about October 14:
» Grover from Sesame Street is three today. While most of the Muppets have birthdays, they always stay the same age (Elmo, for example, will always be four). Madonna's sprog Lourdes is 7 today, while Johnny Regan, best remembered for his role in the touring musical Boogie Nights and, to a lesser extent, his spell as a Big Brother contestant, is 31. And unfurl your most God-fearing bunting, as Sir Cliff Richard is 63.
» B*Witched sacked their manager in a fit of pique in 1999 after their single Jesse Hold On became their first hit to miss the top spot.
» AA Milne's Winnie The Pooh was published for the first time in 1926.
» It's international Fung Shui day. Mark the occasion by moving all your furniture around a bit and babbling endless nonsense about negative chi.
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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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