>> Tuesday, 12 April 2011
The Bikini is a two piece womens bathing suit and I bet no one knows who really invented the bikini. Well I'll tell you. It was the Romans who invented the Bikini Bathing Suit in around 700 AD.
Many people were shocked when the Bikini Bathing Suit appeared on the French Beaches in 1947. The man who gets the credit for inventing the modern Bikini is Louis Réard a french engineer. He named the bikini after Bikini Atoll in the South Pacific.
Another fact you may not know is that the Bikini is the most popular beachwear around the world. By the mid 1990's Bikini's became a 1 Billion dollar a year business.
Did you know that Bollywood Actress Sharmila Tagore made history and caused more than a few mens heart to skip a beat when she appeared in the movie,An Evening in Paris.