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Culture

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

 
 Great Balls Of FireGreat Balls Of Fire by The Ovi Team
October 8th 1957. Jerry Lee Lewis was not the only early rock-and-roller from a strict Christian background who struggled to reconcile his religious beliefs with the moral implications of the music he created.
 
 Two Glimpses into American History from Down UnderTwo Glimpses into American History from Down Under by Ovi Magazine Guest
Back in April 1980, this writer was stationed at the Australian Embassy in Tokyo. Returning from a late-night meeting he turned on the TV to catch up on the news.
 
 Barbara Barnouin & Yu Changgen, Zhou Enlai: A Political LifeBarbara Barnouin & Yu Changgen, Zhou Enlai: A Political Life by Rene Wadlow
In early April 1976, during the Qingming festival when the Chinese traditionally mourn their dead and sweep their graves, millions of people went to Tiananmen Square to pay tribute to Zhou Enlai as a symbol of reason...
 
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 Jane Eyre is publishedJane Eyre is published by The Ovi Team
October 6th, on this day in 1847, Jane Eyre is published by Smith, Elder and Co. Charlotte Bronte, the book's author, used the pseudonym Currer Bell. The book, about the struggles of an orphan girl who grows up to become a governess...
 
 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...
 
 Woody GuthrieWoody Guthrie by The Ovi Team
October 3rd 1967; Woody Guthrie, godfather of the 1950s folk revival movement, dies.
 
 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.
 
 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.
 
 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.
 
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