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Culture

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

 
 Jack LondonJack London by The Ovi Team
January 12th 1876; On this day, Jack London, the illegitimate son of an astrologer father and a spiritualist mother, is born in San Francisco. His father abandoned the family, and Jack...
 
 Nikos KavvadiasNikos Kavvadias by The Ovi Team
Nikos Kavvadias born in January 11, 1910 and he was a poet and writer; currently one of the most popular poets in Greece, who used his travels around the world as a sailor, and life at sea and its adventures...
 
 Dashiell HammettDashiell Hammett by The Ovi Team
January 10th 1961. Dashiell Hammett, author of The Maltese Falcon, dies on this day.
 
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 Bond features Aston MartinBond features Aston Martin by The Ovi Team
January 9th 1965; James Bond movie "Goldfinger," driving an Aston Martin Silver Birch DB5 sports car premiers. Aston Martins would go on to appear in a number of other Bond films. Aston Martin's roots date back to 1913, when Robert Bamford and Lionel M
 
 Randolph Hearst stops Citizen KaneRandolph Hearst stops Citizen Kane by The Ovi Team
January 8th, one of Hollywood's most famous clashes of the titans - an upstart "boy genius" filmmaker versus a furious 76-year-old newspaper tycoon - heats up on this day in 1941, when William Randolph Hearst...
 
 Zora NealeZora Neale by The Ovi Team
January 7th, on this day in 1891, Zora Neale Hurston, novelist and folklorist, is born in Eatonville, Fla. Although at the time of her death in 1960, Hurston had published more books than any other black woman in America...
 
 Jacob GrimmJacob Grimm by The Ovi Team
January 4th 1785; on this day, the older of the two Grimm brothers, Jacob, is born in Hanau, Germany. His brother Wilhelm is born the following year.
 
 Phil Lynott diesPhil Lynott dies by The Ovi Team
January 4th 1986; Phil Lynott, the former lead singer of the rock band Thin Lizzy, died from heart failure and pneumonia after an 11-day fight for his life. The 36-year-old rock star had been admitted to Salisbury Hospital...
 
 Same Procedure as Every Year: The Story of Dinner for OneSame Procedure as Every Year: The Story of Dinner for One by Dr. Binoy Kampmark
Memories are thick of this: the respectful, even reverential German introduction of a comedy sketch; the scratchy string orchestral music that adds a layering of anticipation. Black-and-white film. Dining room, white tablecloth...
 
 A refusal to a loyalty oathA refusal to a loyalty oath by The Ovi Team
January 2nd 1962. The Weavers, one of the most significant popular-music groups of the post-war era, saw their career nearly destroyed during the Red Scare of the early 1950s.
 
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