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Culture

Culture

Global culture, including music, art, film, music, the producers and the consumers, this is our entertainment section.

 
 Loretta LynnLoretta Lynn by The Ovi Team
April 14th 1935; Ted and his wife, Ramey, raised eight children in their small wooden house in Johnson County, including the most famous coal miner's daughter in the world, who was born on this day in 1935.
 
 Bob Dylan in New York CityBob Dylan in New York City by The Ovi Team
April 11th 1961; Bob Dylan got his first real chance to put those on display with his first major gig in New York City, opening for bluesman John Lee Hooker at Gerde's Folk City.
 
 The Gift of the MagiThe Gift of the Magi by The Ovi Team
April 10th 1906; O. Henry's second short story collection, The Four Million, is published. The collection includes one of his most beloved stories, The Gift of the Magi, about a poor but devoted couple who each sacrifice their most valuable possession to
 
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 Mae West ArrestedMae West Arrested by The Ovi Team
9th April 1927; Mae West is arrested during her starring role in the play "sex" which he wrote, produced, directed and starred in on Broadway. She was prosecuted on morals charges and sentenced to 10 days in jail for public obscenity.
 
 Sophia Loren wins Best Actress OscarSophia Loren wins Best Actress Oscar by The Ovi Team
April 9th, on this day in 1962, the 34th annual Academy Awards ceremony is held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California. In addition to the overwhelming triumph of the musical West Side Story, which won 10 Oscars, including Best P
 
 Kurt Cobain 'shoots himself'Kurt Cobain 'shoots himself' by The Ovi Team
April 8th 1994; the lead-singer of American grunge rock band Nirvana, Kurt Cobain, was found dead in his Seattle home. The 27-year-old rock star had a single gunshot wound to the head. A gun and suicide note was found nearby.
 
 The Origin of SpeciesThe Origin of Species by The Ovi Team
April 5th 1859; naturalist Charles Darwin sends his publishers the first three chapters of Origin of Species, which will become one of the most influential books ever published.
 
 Bryant's MinstrelsBryant's Minstrels by The Ovi Team
April 4th 1859; Bryant's Minstrels debut "Dixie" in New York City in the finale of a blackface minstrel show. Bryant's Minstrels was a blackface minstrel troupe that performed in the mid-19th century, primarily in New York City. The troupe was led by
 
 Fools' dayFools' day by The Ovi Team
The BBC creates a hoax Panorama programme about spaghetti crops in Switzerland and showing women carefully plucking strands of spaghetti from a tree and laying them in the sun to dry. It should be remembered in context that Spaghetti was not a widely-eate
 
 Oklahoma! On BroadwayOklahoma! On Broadway by The Ovi Team
March 31st 1943. The financial risk of mounting a Broadway musical is so great that few productions ever make it to the Great White Way without a period of try-outs and revisions outside of New York City. This was as true in the 1940s as it is today, and
 
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