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Did You Know?: Josephine Baker, born in America, grew up and had singing, dancing, as well as acting career all taking place in Europe. She became a symbol of black culture and beauty that took Paris by surprise during the 1920’s. She is most famous for her performance in Danse Sauvage where she danced across stage in a banana skirt. While having her career, she even became a spy during World War II. Josephine would send messages in her costumes and even eavesdrop on enemies' conversations then report back to other allied spies.