15 minutes of fame


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15 minutes of fame

A brief period of celebrity or notoriety. The term was coined by artist Andy Warhol. Jane had her 15 minutes of fame when she appeared on the nightly news broadcast.
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I don't want it to be 15 minutes of fame. I want it to last, to be a generation, to be champion for more years.
The builders of one winning robot, Carbide, said: "Hopefully in our 15 minutes of fame we inspired a new generation of builders."
I think all of these shooters, as sick as it is, are looking for their 15 minutes of fame. With the cooperation of all media outlets, their 15 minutes of fame could be denied.
He's already had his 15 minutes of fame in this game.
We are not all into singing, dancing, skating and generally watching idiots have their 15 minutes of fame. How about some Ealing comedy films?
BIG BROTHER: LIVE LAUNCH (Channel 5, Tuesday, 9pm) IF any of the class of 2016 want tips on how to turn their 15 minutes of fame into a lasting career, there is one man whose advice they should be seeking - Big Brother's Bit on the Side host, Rylan Clark-Neal (pictured).
If everyone's due 15 minutes of fame, those at the Crucible Foundry aren't too upset with their brief flirtation with the bright lights of the small screen.
People want their 15 minutes of fame, but they don't realise it affects their lives forever."
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ROME, Sha'ban 15, 1435, Jun 13, 2014, SPA -- Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Friday accused 13 senators from his own party of seeking "15 minutes of fame" after they withdrew their backing for an overhaul of the political system, and pledged to push ahead with reforms, Reuters reported.
IT was the show that defined a generation of legwarmer-wearing high kickers - and now Coventry's Belgrade Theatre are offering one lucky performer to find their own 15 minutes of Fame!
As American visual artist Andy Warhol said, every individual would eventually "have their 15 minutes of fame".
Clearly she wants to hang onto her 15 minutes of fame a little longer - 16?