Archived from the original on 24 October Retrieved August 1, Retrieved August 15, Your California Privacy Rights. By the 21st century, nothing was off limits when it came to swimwear: No runway model would wear it, so he hired a nude dancer from the Casino de Paris to model it at a review of swimsuit fashions.
Four days earlier, the United States had initiated its first peace-time nuclear weapons test at Bikini Atoll as part of Operation Crossroads.
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Artwork dating back to the Diocletian period AD in Villa Romana del CasaleSicilyexcavated by Gino Vinicio Gentili indepicts women in garments resembling bikinis in mosaics on the floor. On this day — July 5, — the first bikini goes on sale". Bollywood actress Sharmila Tagore appeared in a bikini in An Evening in Paris a film mostly remembered for the first bikini appearance of an Indian actress. Swimwear of the s, 50s and early 60s followed the silhouette mostly from the early s. Only women in the vanguard, mostly upper-class European women embraced it. Retrieved 29 August