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Culture

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

 
 Malcolm GladwellMalcolm Gladwell by The Ovi Team
September 3rd 1963 Malcolm Gladwell, author of such non-fiction best-sellers as "The Tipping Point," "Blink" and "Outliers," is born in Fareham, Hampshire, England. Known for taking a counterintuitive look at questions about modern life, Gladwell's
 
 Robert PirsigRobert Pirsig by The Ovi Team
Robert Pirsig, author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (1974), is born September 1st 1928 in Minneapolis. Pirsig, the son of a Minnesota law professor, rose rapidly to fame with his novel, which was based partly on his own experiences. The boo
 
 The Threepenny Opera premieresThe Threepenny Opera premieres by The Ovi Team
August 31st 1928; Die Dreigroschenoper (The Threepenny Opera) receives its world premiere in Berlin on August 31, 1928. "I think I've written a good piece and that several numbers in it, at least musically, have the best prospects for becoming popular v
 
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 Charles BronsonCharles Bronson by The Ovi Team
August 30th; on this day in 2003, the actor Charles Bronson, best known for his tough-guy roles in such films as The Dirty Dozen and the Death Wish franchise, dies at the age of 81 in Los Angeles.
 
 Ingrid Bergman dies on her birthdayIngrid Bergman dies on her birthday by The Ovi Team
On august 29th 1982, the Swedish-born actress and three-time Academy Award winner Ingrid Bergman dies of cancer in London on her 67th birthday. Bergman, who was best known for her role as Ilsa Lund in Casablanca, created an international scandal in 1950 w
 
 Henry James back to U.S.Henry James back to U.S. by The Ovi Team
August 29th 1904; Henry James returns to the U.S. for a visit after living abroad for two decades. James was born to a wealthy and eccentric philosopher father in 1843 in New York, N.Y. His older brother, William, became the country's first distinguished
 
 Robertson DaviesRobertson Davies by The Ovi Team
August 28th; Canadian author Robertson Davies is born on this day in the town of Thamesville in Ontario, Canada. Davies was the son of a publisher and politician who owned the Canadian newspaper the Peterborough Examiner. He attended college in Ontario an
 
 Roman HolidayRoman Holiday by The Ovi Team
August 27th; on this day in 1953, Roman Holiday, featuring Audrey Hepburn in her first starring movie role, premieres in New York City. Hepburn's performance in Roman Holiday, as a European princess who ditches her official duties and falls for an Americ
 
 Beatles' manager Epstein diesBeatles' manager Epstein dies by The Ovi Team
Aug 27th 1967; Brian Epstein, manager of the Beatles, was found dead of an accidental drug overdose in his Sussex, England, home. The following day, the headline in the London Daily Mirror read "EPSTEIN (The Beatle-Making Prince of Pop) DIES AT 32." Bri
 
 Emerson meets CarlyleEmerson meets Carlyle by The Ovi Team
August 26th; on this day in 1838, Ralph Waldo Emerson met influential British writer Thomas Carlyle, with whom he would correspond for 38 years. Carlyle and the English romantic poets would have an important effect on Emerson's work.
 
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