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Culture

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...
 
 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.
 
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 Jalal al-Din Rumi (30 Sept 1207 - 17  Dec 1273)Jalal al-Din Rumi (30 Sept 1207 - 17 Dec 1273) by Rene Wadlow
Rumi, a poet and mystic of Persian culture, was born in what is today Afghanistan and died in what is now Turkey. He used the image of a person as the flute of the Spirit. Man is a flute for the breath of God...
 
 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.
 
 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.
 
 Muhammad completes HegiraMuhammad completes Hegira by The Ovi Team
September 24th 622, the prophet Muhammad completes his Hegira, or "flight," from Mecca to Medina to escape persecution. In Medina, Muhammad set about building the followers of his religion - Islam - into an organized community and Arabian power.
 
 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...
 
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