We’re sitting here watching last night’s episode of Timeless, in which our plucky time travellers have gone back to 1927 Paris. Shortly after arrival the team heads to a nightclub where a young black woman is singing on stage.

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WinnieTheWoot: Is that Josephine Baker?

Me: Yes, yes it is.

Seriously, how many 20 year-olds have heard of Josephine Baker? And can accurately place her in time and location in history?