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Culture

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

 
 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
 
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 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
 
 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
 
 Albert CamusAlbert Camus by The Ovi Team
November 7th; on this day, Albert Camus, future Nobel Prize winner, is born in Algiers to a working-class family.
 
 Scenes of Clerical LifeScenes of Clerical Life by The Ovi Team
November 6th 1856; "Scenes of Clerical Life", the first work of fiction by the author later known as George Eliot, is submitted for publication.
 
 Stephen CraneStephen Crane by The Ovi Team
November 1st 1871; on this day Stephen Crane, author of The Red Badge of Courage, is born. Crane, the youngest of 14 children, was born in 1871 in Newark, New Jersey. His father died when Crane was 9, and the family later settled in Asbury Park, New Jerse
 
 HalloweenHalloween by The Ovi Team
Historian Nicholas Rogers, exploring the origins of Halloween, notes that while "some folklorists have detected its origins in the Roman feast of Pomona, the goddess of fruits and seeds, or in the festival of the dead called Parentalia, it is more typica
 
 The Adventures of Sherlock HolmesThe Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by The Ovi Team
October 31st 1892; on this day, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, by Arthur Conan Doyle, is published. The book was the first collection of Holmes stories, which Conan Doyle had been publishing in magazines since 1887.
 
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