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  1. 15 minutes of famenoun

    A very short time in the spotlight or brief flurry with fame, after which the person or subject involved is quickly forgotten.

    Etymology: * 1968: Andy Warhol, in a catalogue of an exhibition of his art in Stockholm

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  1. 15 minutes of fame

    15 minutes of fame is short-lived media publicity or celebrity of an individual or phenomenon. The expression was coined by Andy Warhol, who said in 1968 that "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes." The phenomenon is often used in reference to figures in the entertainment industry or other areas of popular culture, such as reality television and YouTube. It is believed that the statement was an adaptation of a theory of Marshall McLuhan, explaining the differences of media, where TV differs much from other media using contestants.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of 15 minutes of fame in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of 15 minutes of fame in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of 15 minutes of fame in a Sentence

  1. Tom Tillotson:

    Every four years, Dixville voters get their five minutes of fame, four minutes later, everybodys forgotten about usforanother four years.

  2. John Carlos:

    I earned my right to be on that victory stand. No one was out there in the mornings when I was training... I trained to represent this country, to go to the Olympics, based on my commitment to the program and my spiritual belief in God... that 15 minutes of fame( on the podium) I had to do what I feel is the right thing to do.

  3. Robert Belveal:

    I believe that if you're not convicted of a crime, then why should you be judged? All it takes is for one person to say something, then you have all these other people wanting to get their 15 minutes of fame.

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