that all over the world, today is Bikini Day?
that the bikini was named after the island Bikini Atoll, where the US military was testing bombs during World War 2; and that French fashion designer Louis Réard, who created the once controversial swimwear, used the name ‘bikini’ as a marketing ploy—dubbing the girls who wore them as bombshells?
that Speedo is the top-selling swimwear company in the world, selling swimwear to both men and women for nearly 90 years?
that the most expensive swimsuit in the world is a bikini worth $30 million dollars—made with 150 carats of D flawless diamonds, all set in platinum; and that Molly Sims wore the bikini on the cover of “Sports Illustrated” in 2006?
that the most celebrated bikini moment was when Ursula Andress emerged from the water donning a white bikini as Honey Ryder in the 1962 James Bond film “Dr. No.”
that Princess Leia’s bikini in a 2-minute scene from “Return of the Jedi” (1983), has become a cult phenomena, and that there are even websites dedicated to creating your own similar suit?