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Culture

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

 
 Dylan goes electricDylan goes electric by The Ovi Team
July 25th 1964; Before he took the stage at the 1964 Newport Folk Festival-the annual event that had given him his first real national exposure one year earlie-Bob Dylan was introduced by Ronnie Gilbert, a member of The Weavers: "And here he is ...
 
 Saving Private RyanSaving Private Ryan by The Ovi Team
July 24th 1998, the director Steven Spielberg's World War II epic, Saving Private Ryan, is released in theaters across the United States. The film, which starred Tom Hanks and Matt Damon, was praised for its authentic portrayal of war and was nominated
 
 Amy WinehouseAmy Winehouse by The Ovi Team
23 July 2011; with her gravelly voice and eclectic style, Amy Winehouse, 27, who was found dead in London, won comparison with some of the great female singers such as Sarah Vaughn and Nina Simone.
 
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 James Cousins : (22 July 1873 -20 February 1956) An Effort of SynthesisJames Cousins : (22 July 1873 -20 February 1956) An Effort of Synthesis by Rene Wadlow
James Cousins was the Irish poet who with A.E.(George Russell) and William Butler Yeats played a major role in the Irish literary revival in the 1890s-1900s. Later he went to India as literary editor for Annie Besant's newspaper New India and then was on
 
 Tate GalleryTate Gallery by The Ovi Team
July 21st 1897; Tate Gallery opens in England. Having offered his art collection to the nation, Henry Tate later offered a gallery to house it providing the government would donate a site and undertake the administration.
 
 The Miami funeral procession of Celia CruzThe Miami funeral procession of Celia Cruz by The Ovi Team
On July 19, 2003, three days after her death from cancer at the age of 77, Latin music legend Celia Cruz has one of her final wishes granted when her body is flown to Miami, Florida...
 
 Rosetta Stone foundRosetta Stone found by The Ovi Team
July 19th; On this day in 1799, during Napoleon Bonaparte's Egyptian campaign, a French soldier discovers a black basalt slab inscribed with ancient writing near the town of Rosetta, about 35 miles north of Alexandria.
 
 Catcher in the RyeCatcher in the Rye by The Ovi Team
July 16th; J.D. Salinger's only novel, The Catcher in the Rye, is published by Little, Brown on this day in 1951. The book, about a confused teenager disillusioned by the adult world, is an instant hit and will be taught in high schools for half a centur
 
 RembrandtRembrandt by The Ovi Team
The great Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn is born in Leiden on July 15, 1606, the son of a miller. His humble origins may help account for the uncommon depth of compassion given to the human subjects of his art.
 
 Woody Guthrie: This land is my land and I won't let them take it awayWoody Guthrie: This land is my land and I won't let them take it away by Rene Wadlow
Woodrow Wilson Guthrie (1912-1967) whose birth anniversary we note on 14 July, was the voice of the marginalized, especially those hit by the drought in the west of the U.S.A. during the late 1920s-early 1930s
 
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