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Friday, July 15, 2011
The Bikini - 65 Years Old
The first bikini, created by Louis Reard, was worn by model Micheline Bernardini during a poolside fashion show in Paris on July 5, 1946. Reard named the bikini after the Bikini Atoll in the Pacific, where the US tested atomic bombs.