bijou \BEE-zhoo\, adjective:
1. Something small, delicate, and exquisitely wrought.
- 1. A jewel.
Bijou comes from the French Breton bizou, "ring."
An individual who is willing to do anything, regardless of how humiliating or demeaning, to achieve notoriety. More often than not, this involves appearing on multiple reality television shows and/or having "private" sex videos "leaked" to the press.
Richard Heene is the biggest fame whore on the planet.
Sorry for party rockin'
- An apology for any acts that you may (or may not) remember after a bout of drinking/partying. While not required, it is almost always accepted by the receiving party. It is almost always said while hungover.
Friend 1: "Dude, you left the club last night with my sister, and banged her. Then when you were leaving you stumbled in my mom's room and had sex with her too!"
Friend 2: "Sorry for party rockin'"
Friend 1: Oh when you put it that way...it's cool
- Sir Thomas More: author of Utopia was beheaded for refusing to recognize Henry VIII as head of the new Church of England; More was canonized 400 years later (1535)
- Anne Frank: 13-year-old diarist took refuge from the Nazis, along with her family, in the Secret Annex; they were discovered two years later and most were slaughtered (1942)
- AK-47 production begins. Goes on to become the most reliable and widely used rifle in the world (1947)
- The Beatles: John Lennon and Paul McCartney met for the first time (1957)
- Althea Gibson: became the first black woman to win the women's singles tennis match at Wimbledon and the US Open (1957)
- John Paul Jones 1747 - First United States' well known naval fighter in the American Revolutionary War
- Harold Vanderbilt 1884 - American railroad executive
- LaVerne Andrews 1911 - Singer (The Andrews Sisters)
- Sebastian Cabot 1918 - Actor
- Nancy Reagan (Anne Frances Robbins) 1921 - Wife of U.S. President Ronald Reagan, actress
- William Schallert 1922 - Actor ("The Patty Duke Show")
- Merv Griffin 1925 - Television host, singer
- Susan Cabot 1927 - Actress
- Pat Paulsen (Patrick Layton "Pat" Paulsen) 1927 - Comedian, satirist
- Janet Leigh 1927 - Actress
- Bill Haley 1927 - Musician (Bill Haley and His Comets)
- Della Reese 1931 - Actress, singer
- Dalai Lama (Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso, usually shortened to Tenzin Gyatso) 1935 - Fourteenth Dalai Lama
- Ned Beatty 1937 - Actor
- Gene Chandler (Eugene Dixon) 1937 - Singer, known as "The Duke of Earl"
- Jeannie Seely 1940 - Country music singer
- Ric Elswit 1945 - Musician (Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show)
- Burt Ward 1946 - Actor, best known for his role as Robin in the television series "Batman"
- Jamie Wyeth 1946 - Artist
- Sylvester Stallone 1946 - Actor ("Rocky" series of movies)
- George W. Bush (U.S.) 1946 - 43rd President of the United States
- Nathalie Baye 1948 - Actress
- Geoffrey Rush 1951 - Actor
- Shelly Hack 1952 - Actress, model
- Grant Goodeve 1952 - Actor ("Eight is Enough"), television host
- Nanci Griffith 1953 - Singer, guitarist, songwriter
- John Jorgenson 1956 - Musician (Desert Rose Band, The Hellecasters, Elton John)
- Ron Duguay 1957 - Hockey player, coach
- Jon Keeble 1959 - Musician (Spandau Ballet)
- Glenn Scarpelli 1968 - Actor ("One Day at a Time")
- Stacey "Mrs. Bax0jayz" 1971 - super hot hottie of the forevers!
- 50 Cent (Curtis James Jackson III) 1976 - Rapper, actor
- Tia Mowry (Tia Dashon Mowry Hardrict) 1978 - Actress
- Tamera Mowry (Tamera Darvette Mowry) 1978 - Actress
Kevin Hart 1979 - Comedian
Eva Green 1980 - Actress