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Josephine Baker
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    (June 3, 1906-April 12, 1975)
    Danced in the Folies Bergere
    Famed for her 'Banana Dance'
    Appeared in 'Moulin Rouge,' Princess Tam Tam' and Siren of the Tropics'
    She first married at fifteen years old (and married five times).
    When she rejected a lover, he committed suicide in front of her.
    She renounced her American Citizenship (1937).
    She spent more than she earned and ran into financial difficulties.
    She was branded a communist by U.S. officials (however there is no evidence to prove this).
    She adopted 11 children of different races and religions.
    She would not perform in clubs that insisted on racial segregation.
    She was a spy for the French Resistance during World War II.
    Her exotic dancing and barely there outfits garnered her almost 1,500 marriage proposals.
    She ranked #41 in Playboy's Sex Stars of the Century.
    For 2021, as of last week, Out of 96 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2020, Out of 94 Votes: 41.49% Annoying
    In 2019, Out of 7 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 10 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 51 Votes: 74.51% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 42 Votes: 61.90% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 10 Votes: 20.0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 46 Votes: 56.52% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 28 Votes: 46.43% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 119 Votes: 51.26% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 43 Votes: 46.51% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 56 Votes: 58.93% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 73 Votes: 52.05% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 80 Votes: 45.00% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 166 Votes: 48.80% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 306 Votes: 41.83% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 660 Votes: 42.73% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 522 Votes: 41.95% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 746 Votes: 42.76% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 2022 Votes: 44.96% Annoying
    In 2001, Out of 20772 Votes: 34.62% Annoying
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