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Culture

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

 
 Isaac Singer and the Nobel PrizeIsaac Singer and the Nobel Prize by The Ovi Team
October 5th; on this day in 1978, Isaac Bashevis Singer wins the Nobel Prize for literature. Singer wrote in Yiddish about Jewish life in Poland and the United States, and translations of his work became popular in mainstream America as well as Jewish cir
 
 Nostalgia and Sunshine: Bruce Beresford's Ladies in BlackNostalgia and Sunshine: Bruce Beresford's Ladies in Black by Dr. Binoy Kampmark
This effort seems to be a bit of camping out on the part of director Bruce Beresford, whose list of cinematic achievements include Driving Miss Daisy and Breaker Morant.
 
 Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie by The Ovi Team
October 3rd 1967; Woody Guthrie, godfather of the 1950s folk revival movement, dies.
 
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 Tom ClancyTom Clancy by The Ovi Team
October 1st; on this day in 2013, espionage and military thriller author Tom Clancy, whose books include "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games," dies in Baltimore at age 66 following a brief illness. During a career that spanned nearly 30 year
 
 James Dean diesJames Dean dies by The Ovi Team
September 30th 1955; at 5:45 PM on this day 24-year-old actor James Dean is killed in Cholame, California, when the Porsche he is driving hits a Ford Tudor sedan at an intersection. The driver of the other car, 23-year-old California Polytechnic State Uni
 
 James Byron Dean, the legend's endJames Byron Dean, the legend's end by The Ovi Team
On September 30, 1955, Dean and his mechanic Rolf Wutherich set off from Competition Motors, where they had prepared his Porsche 550 Spyder that morning for a sports car race at Salinas, California. Dean originally intended to trailer the Porsche to th
 
 Miles DavisMiles Davis by The Ovi Team
On September 28, 1991, jazz trumpet legend Miles Davis dies in a California hospital at the age of 65.
 
 European Day of LanguagesEuropean Day of Languages by The Ovi Team
September 26th; there have never been more opportunities to work or study in a different European country - but lack of language competence prevents many people from taking advantage of them. Globalisation and patterns of business ownership mean that citi
 
 Michael DouglasMichael Douglas by The Ovi Team
September 25th; on this day in 1944, Michael Douglas, who will become one of Hollywood's A-list stars in the 1980s with such blockbuster films as Wall Street and Fatal Attraction, is born in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Douglas is the son of the Academy Aw
 
 Three Days of the CondorThree Days of the Condor by The Ovi Team
September 24th; On this day in 1975, Three Days of the Condor, a political thriller directed by Sydney Pollack and starring Robert Redford, opens in New York City. In the film, Redford, one of the biggest movie stars of the 1970s, played a low-level C.I.A
 
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