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Bill.Mullins at US.ARMY.MIL
Tue Oct 4 05:11:10 UTC 2005
>And string bikini, which I had asked about some time ago. (What date
>did I want to antedate?)
1974 was the date to beat.
"Greek Tourism Booms Thanks to Jackie O." by Eleanor Lambert. Ohio | Mansfield | News Journal | 1969-07-27 sec B p 4. col 7.
"To prove you belong there, it's important to wear this year's badges: a cotton velour bikini gathered on plastic rings from the Veneziano boutique in New York, a hand crocheted cotton string bikini from Bendel's or one of the minuscule printed cotton bikinis from Pauletta in Rome."
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