In honor of Memorial Day and the official start of bikini season, we're breaking down some of Hollywood's most memorable bikini moments ... and there are a lot! It all started in 1946 when the bikini made its world debut on 19-year-old French showgirl Micheline Bernardini, who dared to go where no woman had gone before … right into a two-piece! From that day forward, Hollywood's hottest starlets have frolicked beachside in their itty-bitty bikinis.
Hollywood's original bombshell, Marilyn Monroe, had tongues wagging in 1951 when she donned an iconic polka-dot bikini over her infamous traffic-halting curves. And Halle Berry gave former Bond girl Ursula Andress a major run for her money in a figure-flaunting belted orange bikini as she emerged from the water in slow motion in the 2002 film "Die Another Day."
Check out the vid to see who else made the hottest Hollywood bikini moments list!
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