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Culture

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

 
 RockyRocky by The Ovi Team
November 21st 1976, Rocky, starring Sylvester Stallone as the underdog prize-fighter Rocky Balboa, debuts in New York City. The movie, which opened in theatres across the United States on December 3, 1976, was a huge box-office hit and received 10 Academy
 
 Bo Diddley makes his national television debut Bo Diddley makes his national television debut by The Ovi Team
November 20th. Born Ellas Otha Bates in McComb, Mississippi, in 1928, the man better known as Bo Diddley introduced himself and his namesake beat to the world on this day in 1955 with his television debut on The Ed Sullivan Show.
 
 Steamboat WillieSteamboat Willie by The Ovi Team
November 18th 1928; Walt Disney's Mickey Mouse debuts in NY in "Steamboat Willie".
 
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 Fyodor Dostoevsky is sentenced to deathFyodor Dostoevsky is sentenced to death by The Ovi Team
November 16th; on this day in 1849, a Russian court sentences Fyodor Dostoevsky to death for his allegedly antigovernment activities linked to a radical intellectual group. His execution is stayed at the last minute.
 
 The final of a Tale of Two CitiesThe final of a Tale of Two Cities by The Ovi Team
November 15th 1859; on this day Charles Dickens' serialized novel, A Tale of Two Cities, comes to a close, as the final chapter is published in Dickens' circular, All the Year Round.
 
 Robert Louis StevensonRobert Louis Stevenson by The Ovi Team
November 13th 1850; on this day Robert Louis Stevenson, author of Treasure Island and Doctor Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, is born in Scotland.
 
 Louisa May AlcottLouisa May Alcott by The Ovi Team
November 11th 1852; on this day, the Saturday Evening Gazette publishes "The Rival Painters: A Story of Rome," by Louisa May Alcott, who will later write the beloved children's book Little Women (1868).
 
 Sesame StreetSesame Street by The Ovi Team
November 10th 1969, "Sesame Street," a pioneering TV show that would teach generations of young children the alphabet and how to count, makes its broadcast debut. "Sesame Street," with its memorable theme song ("Can you tell me how to get/How to get
 
 Louvre opensLouvre opens by The Ovi Team
November 8th 1793; after more than two centuries as a royal palace, the Louvre is opened as a public museum in Paris by the French revolutionary government. Today, the Louvre's collection is one of the richest in the world, with artwork and artefacts rep
 
 Bram StokerBram Stoker by The Ovi Team
November 8th 1847; on this day, Bram Stoker, author of the horror novel "Dracula," is born in Clontarf, Dublin, Ireland. Stoker's villainous, blood-sucking creation, the vampire Count Dracula, became a pop-culture icon and has been featured in hundreds
 
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