15 Minutes of Fame

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Can you name the answers to descriptions of people who experienced their 15 minutes of fame?

Featured Jun 17, 2011

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February 1968: In an exhibition catalog, this pop-artist originates the quote
'In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.'
October 14, 2003: Steve Bartman caught a playable foul ball
that many believe cost this team a trip to the World Series
September 19, 2000: At the Sydney Olympics, Eric 'The Eel' Moussambani Malonga finally completes this 100m event in twice the time of the next worst competitor
September 2008: College student Natalie Dylan made headlines when she announced on the Howard Stern Show that she was planning to put this up for auction.
March 23, 1989: Two professors, Martin Fleischman and Stanley Pons held a press conference to announce they could do this at room temperature, only to be refuted by all scientists
April 29, 1992: Riots broke out in Los Angeles when four police officers
were acquitted of using excessive force against this man
January 7, 1972: This billionaire recluse contacts the press to say
Clifford Irving's 'autobiography' of him is a fake
November 24, 1963: Live on televison, Dallas nightclub owner Jack Ruby
shot and killed this presumed assassin
May 21, 2011: Preacher Harold Camping's prediction that this Biblical event would occur today prove false. Cheer up, Harold, it's not the end of the world.
April 2, 1974: At the 46th Academy Awards, Robert Opal streaks naked across the stage,
just as this debonair British Actor is about to announce the Best Picture winner.
October 15, 2009: Richard & Mayumi Heene incorrectly claim their six-year-old son Falcon has accidentally gone missing in this type of homemade conveyance
September 10, 2001: This novelty stoner song by Afroman was quickly climbing the charts
but after 9/11 it completely disappeared from the airwaves.
February 26, 2010: Queens NY plastic surgeon Hank Chien temporarily set a record high score of 1,061,700 in this classic arcade game.
June 12, 1994: Kato Kaelin witnessed the movements of this athlete/actor and testified at his murder trial.
He later had a speaking tour called, 'The Sixteenth Minute'
July 21, 1989: At a Bristol, CT concert, this lip-synching musical duo were exposed when the recording skipped, repeating 'Girl you know it's...' over and over

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