1969

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January, 1969


Playmate of the Month Leslie Bianchini photographed by Mario Casilli. Interview Lee Marvin by Richard Warren Lewis. Features "Foreign Affairs" by Theodore C. Sorensen "Race Relations" by John V. Lindsay "Equality & Opportunity" by Kenneth B. Clark "The Physical Environment" by Peter Matthiessen "Science & Technology" by Jerome B. Wiesner "Business" by Charles H. Percy "Education" by William Sloane Coffin "Communications" by Edward P. Morgan "he Arts & Entertainment" by Kennith Tynan "Religion & Morality" by Harvey Cox "Civil Liberties: The Crucial Issue" by Justice William O. Douglas "A Testament of Hope" by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "R.F.K., the Stateman" by Arthur Schlesinger Jr. "R.F.K., The Man" by Budd Schulberg. The Twelve Months of Love Woodcuts by Clif Karhu. Playboy's Playmate Review Britt Fredriksen, Nancy Harwood, Connie Kreski, Gale Olson, Gaye Rennie, Melodye Prentiss, Paige Young, Dru Hart, Majken Haugedal, Michelle Hamilton, Elizabeth Jordon and Cynthia Myers. The History of Sex in Cinema, Part XX: Sex Stars of the Sixties Ursula Andress, Jane Fonda, Stella Stevens, Carroll Baker, Natalie Wood, Ann-Margret, Carol Lynley, Faye Dunaway, Julie Christie, Virna Lisi, Elsa Martinelli, Catherine Deneuve, Francoise Dorleac, Elke Sommer, Sean Connery (painting), Michael Cain, Dean Martin, James Coburn, Marcello Matroianni, Omar Sharif, Jim Brown, Raquel Welch, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Brigitte Bardot, Marilyn Monroe, Jayne Mansfield, Elizabeth Taylor, Kim Novak, Anita Ekberb, Gina Lollobrigida, Sophia Loren, Sharon Tate, Barbara Parkins, Jacqueline Bisset, Barbara McNair, Sylva Koscina, Barbara Bouchet, Joanna Pettet and Marisa Mell.
Leslie Bianchini


February, 1969


Playmate: Lorrie Menconi; cover model is Nancy Chamberlain; Woody Allen; Interview is with American writer emeritus Mort Sahl; J. Paul Getty explains "The Myth of the Organization Man"; Little Annie Fanny discovers discotheques; Nat Hentoff presents the 1969 Jazz & Pop All-Stars; 2-page Vargas; Peter Max and Janis Joplin are featured in "On the Scene".
Lorrie Menconi

March, 1969


Kathy MacDonald Playmate of the Month; Penny James cover; pictorial of the filming of "Can Hieronymus Merkin Ever Forget Mecy Humppe and Find True Happiness" with Anthony Newley, Joan Collins, Jan. 1968 and PMOY Connie Kreski; 3-page pictorial of Sweden's Marie Liljedahl; interview with Marshall McLuhan; full page Vargas Girl; much more! 222 pages.
Kathy MacDonald

April, 1969


Playmate of the Month Lorna Hopper photographed by Bill Figge and Ed DeLong. Interview Allen Ginsberg by Paul Carroll. Features "Playing for Keeps" by Jules Siegel "Playing for Fun" by Robert Russel "Playing for the Upper Hand" by Philip Meyer "I Cut Out Her Heart and Stomped On It!" by Reginald Potterton "The Swingers" by Richard Warren Lewis. The Language of Legs Models photographed by Dwight Hooker. Vannessa Redgrave, Brigitte Bardot, Sharon Kristie (cover) photographed by Pompeo Posar.
Lorna Hopper

May, 1969


Playmate of the Month Sally Sheffield gatefold photographed by Pompeo Posar. Interview Bill Cosby by Lawrence Linderman. Personality "God's Right Hand" (William F. Buckley Jr.) by George F. Gelder. Features "Classic-Car Collecting" by Ken W. Purdy "The Immortalist" by Alan Harrington. Camille Turns On (Camille 2000, film) Silvana Venturelli and Nino Castelnuovo photographed by Maynard Frank Wolfe. "Auto Erotica", "The Lake Geneva Playboy Club-Hotel", Paullette Lindberg (cover) photographed by Alexas Urba.
Sally Sheffield

June, 1969


Playmate of the Year Connie Kreski (cover) photographed by Mario Casilli and Alexas Urba. Playmate of the Month Helena Antonaccio photographed by Pompeo Posar. Interview Gore Vidal. Features "The Paramilitary Right" by Eric Norden "The Grand Hotels" by Robert Morley "The American Novel Made Us" by Seymour Krim "The Risk Takers" by Robert Daley "Playboy's Guide to Mutual Funds" by Michael Laurence. De Sade (film) Senta Berger, John Huston (not nude), Rolf Eden and other actresses.
Helena Antonaccio

July, 1969


Playmate of the Month Nancy McNeil photographed by Bill Figge and Ed DeLong. Interview Rod Steiger by Richard Warren Lewis. Features "Letting Go" by Robert Kaiser "Wenceslas and the Russian Bear" by Heinrich Boll "The Myth of a Balanced Federal Budget" by J. Paul Getty "Executive Stiletto" by Lawrence Linderman "Slaves or Masters?" by David Rorvik "The Public be Dammed" by Justice William O. Douglas. Birds of America Surrealistic photography by Ben Rose. Barbara Klein (Barbi Benton) (cover) photographed by Dwight Hooker, Tina Aumont; Little Annie Fanny discovers the see-though look.
Nancy McNeil

August, 1969


Playmate of the Month Debbie Hooper. Interview Ramsay Clark by Tom Wicker. Personality "St. Thomas and the Dragon" (Tommy Smothers) by Richard Warren Lewis. Features "The Global Crunch" by U.S. Senator Frank Church "Gold" by Franz Pick "Grand Guignol on the Crand Canal" by Irwin Shaw "Living Theater: The Becks and Their Shock Troupe" by John Kobler "Custer Died for your Sins" by Vine Deloria Jr. The Bunnies of Detroit Ketty Tabor, Tammy Ralston, Regina Schrock, Ronnie Stekier, Jill Bruder, Sharron "Bunny Rabbit" McGregor, Susan Smith, Pam Paluch, Colleen Mullen, Andrea Lyn, Bambi Battiste, Pru Hill, Jadi Joe, Maria Gurley, Molly Ballantyne, Nancy Spiess, Sandy Berry, Kerrie Ferrell, Sandra Lawrence, Diane Rumble, Sandy Burniac, Liga Balodis and Dolly Tanaka.
Debbie Hooper

 

 

September, 1969


Playmate of the Month Shay Knuth photographed by Dwight Hooker. Discussion The Playboy Panel: Student Revolt with Ewart Brown, Harry Edwards, Edgar Friedenberg, Buell Gallagher, Samuel I. Hayakawa, Christopher Jencks, Phillip Abbott Luce and Linda Morse. Features "The Human Zoo" by Desmond Morris "What's a Wharhal?" by Paul Carroll "How Not to Elect a President" by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson "Playboy's Pigskin Previw" by Anson Mount "The Campus Mood" by Stephen Yafa. 37 02 07 Meets 50 07 50 (Monsieur Lecoq, film) Julie Newmar and Zero Mostel photographed by Terry O'Neill. The Girls of Australia Marie Sokola, Jennie Wallace, Trini Lopez, Virginia Gai Thomas, Jenny Davis, Eva Kadlec, Valli Kemp, Inese Parson, Anne Benson, Janet McLead, Margarita Rosikari, Jennifer Jones, Kristine Mendoza, Eva Papp, Evelin Hegyesi, Eva Barlow, Pamela Fiven, Evelyn Mac, Lynn Newman, Penny Pardey, Gillian Anderson, Sue Podmore, Pam Cairns, Georgia Gold, Jeanette Carroll and Deanna Soutar. Shay Knuth (cover) photographed by Dwight Hooker.
Shay Knuth

October, 1969


Playmate of the Month Jean Bell photographed by Don Klumpp. Interview Dan Rowan and Dick Martin by Harold Ramis. Features "Crisis in Psychoanalisis" by Morton Hunt "Alice and Ray and Yesterday's Flowers" by Saul Braun "Experts and Expertise" by Eliot Janeway. War Games Michael Caine (not nude) with nude models. Oh Calcutta! (play) Alan Rachins, Nancy Tribush, Margo Sappington, Leon Russom, Leonard Melfi, George Welbes, Boni Enten, Mark Dempsey, Raina Barrett and Katie Drew-Liklinson photographed by Jerry Yulsman. Paulette Lindberg photographed by Stan Malinowski. Cover Claudia Jennings (future PMOY). Outstanding 2-page Vargas; Little Annie Fanny.
Jean Bell

November, 1969


Playmate of the Month Claudia Jennings photographed by Pompeo Posar. Interview Jesse Jackson by Arthur Kretchmer. Personality "Head Stone" (Mick Jagger) by Alan Coren. Features "The House" by U.S. Repersentative Richard Bolling "The Senate" by Drew Pearson "Alternatives to Analysis" by Ernest Havemann "How I Revolutionized Football" by Harry Brown "You Are What You Write" by Daniel S. Anthony. Sex in Cinema 1969 Mia Farrow, John Saccavetes, Dustin Hoffman, Jean Sorel, Carroll Baker, Catherine Deneuve, Susanne Benton, Michael Burns, Anthony Quinn, Inger Stevens, Solveig Andersson, Remaud Verley, Elsa Martinelli, Pierre Clementi, Brett Ekland Charlton Heston, Jessica Walter, Jacqueline Bisset, Christine Noonan, Malcolm McDowell, Raquel Welch, Rod Steiger, Claire Bloom, Raymond St. Jacques, Diahann Carroll, Horst Buchholz, Daniele Gaubert and Silvana Venturelli.
Claudia Jennings

 

 

December, 1969


Playmate of the Month Gloria Root photographed by Pompeo Posar. Interview Joe Namath by Lawrence Linderman. Features "Genius" by Robert Graves "Two Paths to the Top" by J. Paul Getty "Hunger in America" by U.S. Senator Jacob Javits "Sugar and Clay" by Sugar Ray Robinson "Episode and Postscript" by Timothy Leary "Murder in the Kitchen" by Alan Watts. The Girls of Hair (musical) Florence Rollin, Donna Lee, Shelley Plimpton, Lyvia Bauer, Jutta Weinhold, Hanny Kirchhoff, Carolyn Blakely, Leata Galloway, Betty Berr, Elisabeth Berger, Lynn Kellogg, Christine Guenther, Vannina Michel, Alica Ottawa, Sally Eaton, Gayle Hayden and Corinne Broskett. Sex Stars of 1969 Raquel Welch, Faye Dunaway, Katharine Ross, Mia Farrow, Susannah York, Vanessa Redgrave, Pamela Franklin, Catherine Deneuve, Joanna Shimkus, Ali MacGraw, Britt Ekland Leigh Taylor-Young, Jacqueline Bisset, Paul Newman, Sidney Poitier, Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight, Richard Harris, Peter Fonda, Clint Eastwood, Christopher Jones, Warren Beatty, Keir Dullea, Anthony Newley, Omar Sharif, John Wayne, Dean Martin, Marcello Mastroianni, Robert Mitchum, Anthony Quinn, Brigitte Bardot, Kim Novak, Joan Collins, Carroll Baker, Rita Moreno, Julie Christie, Nancy Sinatra, Jane Fonda, Julie Newmar, Ursula Andress, Pamela Tiffin, Ewa Aulin, Mireille Darc, Daniele Gaubert, Olinka Berova, Erica Gavin, Sylva Koscina, Yvette Mimieux, Senta Berger, Tina Aumont, Michele Carey, Barbara McNair, Paula Kelly, Anna Gael, Sondra Locke, Barbara Parkins, Gayle Hunnicutt, Candice Bergen, Genevieve Waite, Victoria Vetri, Barbi Benton and Connie Kreski. The Harold Robbins Co. Imogen Graham, Olivia de Havilland Candice Bergen,Annick Blanchard, Anna Moffo, Linda Towne, Irma Martinez, Elizabeth Moore and Leigh Taylor-Young photographed by Maynard Frank Wolfe. Jorja Beck (cover) photographed by Pompeo Posar.
Gloria Root