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At the 1965 Melbourne Cup, English model Jean Shrimpton caused a stir amongst the Melbourne Matrons when she appeared in the saddling paddock at Flemington Racecourse wearing the shortest skirt ever seen in Australia.

Shrimpton, the world's first supermodel, eat your heart out Elle Macpherson, was accompanied by her then boyfriend actor Terence Stamp, who many years later was to star in Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert.

Shrimpton became an actress before settling down to be a mum and businesswoman.


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