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Culture

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

 
 Benny Goodman in Carnegie HallBenny Goodman in Carnegie Hall by The Ovi Team
January 16th 1938. Jazz has been called "America's classical music," a label that does more than just recognize its American origins. The label also makes the case that jazz is worthy of aesthetic consideration alongside music usually thought of as "c
 
 Hill Street Blues beginsHill Street Blues begins by The Ovi Team
January 15th 1981; Hill Street Blues, television's landmark cops-and-robbers drama, debuts on NBC. When Hill Street Blues first appeared, the police show had pretty much been given up for dead. Critics savaged stodgy and moralistic melodramas, and scoffe
 
 Conrad returns to LondonConrad returns to London by The Ovi Team
January 14th, on this day in 1894, Joseph Conrad returns to London to settle down after a long career at sea. There, he begins rewriting a story he had been working on during his travels, which becomes his first novel, Almayer's Folly.
 
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 Writers' strikeWriters' strike by The Ovi Team
January 13th 2008. Fans of the red carpet extravaganza that is the annual Golden Globe Awards presentation were disappointed in 2008, when the lavish ceremony was cancelled due to the Writers Guild of America strike that began the previous fall.
 
 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, whose last name at birth was Chaney, later assumed his stepfather's
 
 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, as powerful metaphors for the escape of ordina
 
 Dashiell HammettDashiell Hammett by The Ovi Team
January 10th 1961. Dashiell Hammett, author of The Maltese Falcon, dies on this day.
 
 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 forbids any of his newspapers to run advert
 
 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, she was unable to capture a mains
 
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