Gussy Moran

The tennis player gained both international fame and notoriety by wearing a short skirt and lace panties in the 1949 Wimbledon tennis tournament. She left the amateur circuit to turn pro in 1951 and lived a life of celebrity for many years. She was 89. <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-gussy-moran-20130118,0,1457993.story" class="center_label">Full obituary</a>

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<a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-2012notables-gallery,0,1269713.photogallery"><span class="center_label">Notable deaths of 2012</span></a>

( Associated Press / January 26, 2013 )

The tennis player gained both international fame and notoriety by wearing a short skirt and lace panties in the 1949 Wimbledon tennis tournament. She left the amateur circuit to turn pro in 1951 and lived a life of celebrity for many years. She was 89. Full obituary
Notable deaths of 2012

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