It was 33 years ago today when a dark era in human history ended and a new, glorious one began. Of course, we’re talking about the P.B. period, otherwise known as the “Pre-Beyoncé” period, a time devoid of feminist anthems and Sasha Fierce style ponytail whips. Today marks Beyoncé’s birthday, and as human beings who have no choice but to succumb to the powers that Bey, we wanted to pay tribute to the entertainer who taught us to put a ring on what you like, and direct anything you don’t to the left.
Below, 15 of Beyoncé’s glittery looks to celebrate this joyous occasion.