Amazing things about November 6:
» The Spice Girls and Westlife released albums on the same day in 2000. Owing to a severe case of not giving a toss, we cannot report which of the two sold more.
» Reports in 2000 suggested that George Clooney would not be playing Batman again, because he was "too good-looking". Anyone who saw Batman and Robin will know that it would not have been anything to do with him being "too good".
» Flippin' heck! It's 20 years since Billy Joel was at No.1 with Uptown Girl, his cover of the classic Westlife song.
» Nigel Havers, who has played every posh character on TV since 1978, is 54 today. And Nell McAndrew, famous for no particular reason, is 30.
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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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