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Bent on Stardom

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Susanne Benton Susanne played “Nina” in Robert Altman’s movie “That Cold Day in the Park” (1969). Entire movie can be seen here on YouTube. A favorite of the Drive-In Movie crowd, the busty Miss Benton parlayed a spread in the magazine … Continue reading

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Karen Philipp first came to national prominence in 1968 when she was hired after graduating from Redlands University in 1967 as one of the two female vocalists in the second iteration of Sérgio Mendes & Brasil ’66, debuting on their Top Ten best-selling album, … Continue reading

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Island Lady

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Geraldine “Gig” Gangel (born October 17, 1958 in Harlingen, Texas) is an American model andactress. She was Playboy magazine’s Playmate of the Month for its January 1980 issue. Hercenterfold was photographed by Ken Marcus. Before becoming a Playmate, Gangel appeared on the October 1979 issue of Playboy alongside Burt Reynolds, who was only the second … Continue reading

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Golden Girl

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A luscious california lass becomes their valentine playmate Toni Ann Thomas (b. 4/15/55; Huntington Park, California) was top bunny in February of 1963. Her centerfold was photographed by Mario Casilli. In 1969 she was named Playmate of the Decade. Currently she works … Continue reading

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Premium Girl

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insurance secretary lori winston is a delightful june dividend Miss Lori Winston (b.8/24/44, 5’2″, 110#) was top bunny in June of 1964.   Because insurance companies evoke images of monolithic statistical tables and multipage rate charts and contracts, we were … Continue reading

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By George, A Girl Named Charlie

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Gobel’s guitar girl becomes miss June. Marilyn Hanold (b. 6/9/38, 5’8″) was most prominently portrayed in the June, 1959 issue. Marilyn, a member of comedian George Gobel’s nightclub act, was the custodian of his guitar.  She also appeared in the … Continue reading

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Girls of the Big Ten

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The first of the now-famous collegiate “Girls of..” series… published in September of 1977. What happened in September of 1977?  Fonzie jumped the shark, Voyager 1 was launched, the US Food Stamp program began, Ted Turner and Courageous won the … Continue reading

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