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Forget about Throwback Thursdays, we could look at vintage summer photos any day of the week! From Coney Island beach life to Las Vegas swim-up casinos, take a look back at summer days of yore.

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Bikini Debut Makes History

The original bikini made a splash at the Piscine Molitor swimming pool in Paris in 1946. The bikini’s designer, Louis Reard, a French automobile engineer, forever changed swimsuit history that summer day by revealing the first bikini, made from 30 inches of newsprint fabric.

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