Amazing things about January 29:
» The di Marco family made their debut in EastEnders in 1998. Nobody cared.
» Oxford dons refused to give Margaret Thatcher an honorary degree in 1985. They were possibly still upset that she had stopped their free milk.
» The three finalists on Pop Idol 1 were busy recording endless versions of Evergreen in 2002.
» John Forsythe, better known as Blake Carrington from Dynasty, is 86 today. He shares his birthday with Tom Selleck, who is 59, and Oprah Winfrey, who turns 50.
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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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