5 shocking facts you don't know about Playboy magazine
Playboy magazine is a legend. It helped bring in the sexual revolution of 1960s. The magazine has become an established institution that all erotic publicly aspire to emulate. Let’s get ourselves into the history of Playboy and Hugh Hefner, the founder.
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- Who was the first man to appear on the cover of "Playboy" magazine?
- Former porn star and singer, Ilona Staller, is better known by which name?
- What did Jayne Mansfield claim her IQ to be?
#1 Say thanks to Hefner’s mother
She gave him a loan of $1,000 (over $8,000 nowadays) to put out the magazine.
#2 There were other names for the magazine
Other possible names included “Stag Party”, “Top Hat”, “Gentleman”, “Sir”, “Satyr”, “Pan”, and “Bachelor”.
#3 The first issue of the magazine
It featured non-nude Marilyn Monroe and contained a story by Ray Bradbury entitled “Fahrenheit 451”. By the way, it cost only 50 cents.
#4 Till the end
Hugh Hefner was the longest Editor-in-Chief with over 60 years in command.
#5 A rabbit named after Hefner
There is a rabbit subspecies that was named after Hefner. It is called “Sylvilagus palustris hefneri”.
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