"Virginity can be lost by a thought."
Nuns, priests, eunuchs, vestal virgins.
The importance of virgin brides in certain cultures.
Virgin Mary, unicorns, other mythological creatures.
Madonna is like a virgin, but not really.
- Lasse Braun, 8, with a 9-year-old Italian girl.
- Lord Byron, 9, with the family nurse
- Billie Holiday, 10, raped by a middle-aged neighbor named Mr. Dick
- Jerry Lewis, 11, with a stripper procured by his father
- Milton Berle, 12, with a Broadway dancer in her dressing room
- Alphonse Daudet, 12
- Jimi Hendrix, 12
- John Holmes, 12, with a 36-year-old woman
- Anthony Kiedis, 12, with 18-year-old redhead Kimberley Smith procured by his father
- Nelly, 12, with a 15-year-old girl
- Gillian Anderson, 13, with "a punk guy who has since become a Neo-Nazi. It was awkward, stupid, unadulterated crap."
- Drew Barrymore, 13
- Danny Bonaduce, 13, on the set of The Partridge Family, with a David Cassidy fan
- Annabel Chong, pornstar, 13, with a 28-year-old man
- Tommy Lee, 13, with the next-door neighbor
- Dave Navarro, 13
- Asia Carrera, 14, with a classmate in a parking lot
- David Duchovny, 14, with a 13-year-old girl
- Jerry Hall, 14, with a rodeo bullrider who also deflowered her girlfriend
- James Joyce, 14, with a Dublin prostitute
- Bret Michaels, 14
- Evita Peron, 14, with tango singer José Armani
- The Rock, 14
- Claude Vorilhon (Rael), 14
- John Barrymore, 15, deflowered by stepmother
- Ol Dirty Bastard, 15
- Aleister Crowley, 15, with an actress in Torquay
- Veronica Hart, 15, with her 16-year-old boyfriend
- Dustin Hoffman, 15, in a darkroom with a girl who thought she was with Dustin's older brother
- Jack London, 15, with a girl named Mamie
- Traci Lords, 15, with her high school boyfriend
- Friedrich Nietzsche, 15, with a 30-year-old countess
- Sunset Thomas, 15, raped by her best friend
- Christy Canyon, 16
- Gabriele D'Annunzio, 16, with a Florentine prostitute
- Vanessa del Rio, 16, in a porno theater with her 18-year-old boyfriend
- Samantha Fox, 16
- Al Goldstein, 16, with a prostitute procured by his uncle
- Jean Harlow, 16, virgin until marriage
- King Henry VIII, 16, with peasant girls
- King Louis XVI, 16, with a court seamstress
- Marilyn Manson, 16
- W. Somerset Maugham, 16, with 26-year-old Ellingam Brooks
- Mussolini, 16, with a prostitute
- Steve-O, 16, with a 16-year-old girl in London
- Dr. Drew Pinsky, 16, with his first girlfriend
- Rasputin, 16, seduced by Danilova Kubasova -- wife of a Russian general
- Leo Tolstoi, 16, with a prostitute
- Thomas Wolfe, 16, in a bordello
- Jack Black, 17
- Giovanni Jacopo Casanova, 17, with Nanetta and Marta Savorgnan
- Alexandre Dumas, 17
- Marilu Henner, 17, in a shower
- Ron Jeremy, 17, in an alley in Littleneck, New Jersey with 16-year-old Margie
- John F. Kennedy, 17, in a Harlem bordello
- Ludacris, 17
- Tim Robbins, 17
- Annie Sprinkle, 17, with her boyfriend -- a 27-year-old hippie named Van
- Jon Stewart, 17, in college
- David Cross, 18, with a prostitute near Times Square
- Ashlyn Gere, 18, with her boyfriend
- Nina Hartley, 18
- Shanna Moakler, 18, in her dad's dental office
- Napoleon, 18, with a prostitute
- David Berkowitz, 19, with a Korean prostitute
- Pamela Des Barres, 19, with Nick St. Nicholas from the band Steppenwolf
- Linda Lovelace, 19
- Sarah Silverman, 19
- James Boswell, 20, with London prostitute Sally Forrester
- Victor Hugo, 20, virgin until marriage
- Franz Kafka, 20, with a Czech shopgirl
- Janeane Garofalo, 21, with her college boyfriend
- Eddie Izzard, 21
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 21, with 34-year-old Madame de Warens
- Jessica Hahn, 21, claims to have been a virgin when raped by Jim Bakker
- Henri Landru, 22, with 16-year-old cousin Marie Remy
- Bertrand Russell, 22, virgin until marriage
- Honoré de Balzac, 23, with 45-year-old woman
- Catherine II of Russia, 23, with one Saltykov
- André Gide, 23, with a 14-year-old local boy in Tunisia
- D.H. Lawrence, 23, with a pharmacist's wife
- Isadora Duncan, 25, with Hungarian actor Oscar Beregi
- H.G. Wells, 25, with a prostitute
- George S. Kaufman, 28, virgin until marriage
- George Bernard Shaw, 29, on his birthday with 44-year-old widow Jenny Patterson
- Havelock Ellis, 32, virgin until marriage
- Joseph Goebbels, 33
- Mary Wollstonecraft, 33, with American writer Gilbert Imlay in a Paris hotel room
- Mark Twain, 34, virgin until marriage
- Marie Stopes, birth control advocate, 38, virgin until her second marriage
||John F. Kennedy, 17, loses his virginity in a Harlem bordello.
||Jerry Lewis, 11, deflowered by a stripper procured by his father.
||Al Goldstein's uncle arranges for a prostitute to deflower his 16-year-old nephew.
||12-year-old John Holmes is deflowered by a 36-year-old woman.
|20 Jul 1969
||Marilu Henner, 17, loses her virginity in a shower.
||Ron Jeremy goes all the way with a neighborhood girl named Margie. "My first screw took place at age 17 in Littleneck in an alley beside a school."
||Little Darlings opens in theaters. The movie poster declares: "THE BET IS ON: WHOEVER LOSES HER VIRGINITY FIRST WINS."
|4 Nov 1990
||Steve-O, 16, loses his virginity with a 16-year-old girl in London.
|21 May 1991
||During a very special episode of Beverly Hills 90210, Brenda Walsh loses her virginity to Dylan McKay in a hotel room during the spring dance.
|25 Sep 1991
||Doogie Howser, M.D. loses his virginity on ABC television during prime time.
||Isilay Saygin, Turkish Minister for Women and Family Affairs, tells the Yeni Yuzyil newspaper: "Girls of 12, 13 are falling pregnant. If girls commit suicide because of the virginity tests, they would have committed suicide anyway. I don't think this is really important. Five or three girls, it doesn't matter."
|17 Jul 1998
||Internet Entertainment Group calls off its upcoming live netcast of two teen virgins having sex. IEG determined that Mike and Diane were pulling a hoax on ourfirsttime.com.
||Former child star Gary Coleman tells Us magazine that he is still a virgin.
|9 Jul 1999
||American Pie opens in theaters.
|18 Oct 2000
||Rioting breaks out in Arania Neel, India after a bride flunks her virginity test.