I am the luckiest guy on the planet and I know it. December 1953 — Marilyn Monroe This issue was the first Playboy magazine ever published, produced in Hugh Hefner's kitchen. Far from shy: Cathy St. The model told Playboy all the photographers and assistants were friends of her, noting: 'They were always professional and no sooner would they pay any special attention to a nude or semi-clad model than a milkman pays to his bottles. All 3rd party copyrights and trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Candace, who appeared on a total of eight U.
Other notable features in the magazine include Cindy Crawford in July 1988, May 1996, and October 1998, Elle Macpherson in May 1994, Kim Basinger in February 1983, and Kim Kardashian in December 2007. The now 47-year-old happily recalled how people would come up to her after her first Playboy spread came out and say they've seen her in a 'national magazine'. News and other outlets, featuring Pamela Anderson, Jenny McCarthy and Anna Nicole Smith. After Marilyn Monroe's groundbreaking first issue, more celebrities came to Hefner to actually pose for him.
Hugh Hefner did what was unthinkable when he started Playboy in the early fifties: he turned what could have been any other smutty magazine into one of the most iconic brands in the world. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. In memory of Hefner and his legacy, here are 10 of the most controversial Playboy covers that have been released since the magazine began. Although the women featured in the are in their 40s, 50s, and even 60s, their before and after covers look nearly identical when shared side-by-side. Cathy right admitted she doesn't 'remember most of the eighties' Lisa Matthews Playmate of the Year 1991, April Playmate 1990 shed her clothes and posed with nothing but a straw hat covering her while re-enacting her June 1991 shoot.
In honor of Hefner, who died on Wednesday, take a look back at some of the most iconic Playboy covers from it's nearly 65-year run. Since its inception in 1953, Playboy magazine has been distributed in over 100 countries with a monthly and special editions coming out every year since 1953. Hefner's son Cooper even tapped his mother Kimberly Conrad Hefner Playmate of the Year 1989, January Playmate 1988 to strip down to a black lace bra to re-enact her August 1988 cover. In December 1953, 27-year-old Hugh Hefner published the very first Playboy magazine. Reneé's June 1990 cover sees a silhouette of her bare breasts, and she looks exactly the same in the recreation cover 27 years later.
Candace's February 1979 cover sees her wearing her wearing a navalgrazing pink bodysuit that exposes the Playboy Bunny logo that is drawn on her stomach with lipstick. In 1953, however, Playboy was just a magazine that Hefner produced in his kitchen. She went on to pose in 13 different editions of Playboy over the last three decades, with her most recent appearance in the January 2011 edition. George stripped down to nothing to re-enact her racy October 1981 cover shot left. .
All-American girl: Lisa Matthews, 47, shed her clothes and posed with nothing but a straw hat covering her right while re-enacting her June 1991 shoot left According to the model, the shoot took place in Chicago at Hannah Dunsirn Studio, and the first thing photographer Ryan Lowry said to her was: 'Boy, I really think you're brave to do this. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Fashion Model Directory. Makeup artist Stella Mikhail drew the logo on her stomach this time around, and Candace was impressed by her and the stylists' ability to duplicate her look and wardrobe almost perfectly. This first edition of Playboy was 44-pages long and had no date on its cover because Hefner wasn't sure there would be a second edition.
Most notably or at least the most popular Playboy model to date has been Pamela Anderson, who has posed for Playboy for just over three decades starting with her first print in the October 1989 edition. Any unauthorized or uncredited use of this material will result in possible prosecution. In celebration of Hugh's numerous accomplishments, the magazine shared some of the editor's favorite covers with E! In that first run, Hefner sold 54,175 copies of Playboy magazine at 50 cents each. I see it as art. She went on to pose again in August 1980, September 1981, July 1984 and December 1994. At 60, Candace Collins December Playmate 1979 felt honored to pose in a pink bodysuit that plunges past her naval to recreate her February 1979 cover.
The issue, which made quite a stir in the '50s, used already-published photos of Marilyn on the cover and the inside spread. The 60-year-old donned a naval-grazing pink body suit right to re-enact her February 1979 cover shoot left Both images see the model showing off her svelte figure, and 38 years later, not much has changed. The images are a celebration of beauty at all ages, but she admitted she was 'floored' when she opened an email asking her to participate in the project. Vladimir Nabokov, Chuck Palahniuk, Margaret Atwood, and Haruki Murakami have all had short stories published in the magazine and Harvey Kurtzman, Shel Silverstein, and Jack Cole have had their cartoons featured. . .