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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...
 
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 The Voyage OutThe Voyage Out by The Ovi Team
March 9th 1913; thirty-one-year-old writer Virginia Woolf delivers the manuscript of her first novel, The Voyage Out, to her publisher. Coincidentally, this date was also the 21st birthday of Woolf's future lover, Vita Sackville-West...
 
 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...
 
 International Roma DayInternational Roma Day by The Ovi Team
International Roma Day on April 8 is an opportunity to celebrate Romani culture but also to highlight the persecution and discrimination that Roma people face in all areas of life.
 
 Kurt CobainKurt Cobain by The Ovi Team
8th April 1994; Modern rock icon Kurt Cobain lead singer, guitarist, and songwriter for the rock band Nirvana commits suicide with a self-inflicted shotgun wound to the head.
 
 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.
 
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