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Bikini Day

Bikini Day-related events take place every year to heighten public awareness and increase the movement for a total ban of nuclear weapons throughout the world, carrying on the nationwide anti-nuclear movement triggered by the Japanese fishing boat being showered with radioactive fall-out from a U.S. hydrogen bomb test explosion at Bikini Atoll in 1954.

 
 
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