1984

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January, 1984


30th Anniversary Issue. Playmate of the Month Penny Baker photographed by Arny Freytag. Interview Dan Rather by Tony Schwartz. Features Remembering Tennessee (Williams)" by Truman Copote "Playboy Magic for the Holidays" by John Railing "Dare to be Wrong" by Roy Blount Jr. "Shadowboxer" (Muhammad Ali) by Mark Kram "What I've Learned Abount Being a Man" by Irwin Shaw. 30 Memorable Years Marilyn Monroe, Bo Derek, Janet Pilgrim, Christa Speck, Anita Ekberg, Stella Stevens, Jayne Mansfield, Vera Gottieb von Lehndorff (a.k.a. Veruschka), Victoria Principal, Barbi Benton, Vikki La Motta, Terri Welles, Margot Kidder, Brigitte Bardot, Bambi Lin Finney, Rita Jenrette, Elizabeth Ray, Barbara Schantz, Melody Anderson, Raquel Welch, Jayne Kennedy, Suzanne Somers, Ursula Andress, Dorothy Stratten, Patti McGuire and Shannon Tweed. The Great 30th Anniversary Playmate Search. Lana Cunningham, Karen Velez, Dona Speir, Lisa Tucek, Anita Pearson, Lisa Pedriana, Teri Roberts, Janice Moses, Christy Cumens, Deborah (Debi) Johnson, Lisa Manyi, Candy Living, Patty Duffek, Alexis Bushman, Heidi Marie Stets, Julie Lesser, Susie Scott, Holly Hunter and Caroline Pittman. Playboy's Playmate Review Alana Soares, Susie Scott, Tracy Vaccoaro, Jolanda Egger, Veronica Gamba, Carina Persson, Terry Nihen, Melinda Mays, Lonny Chin, Christina Ferguson, Barbara Edwards and Ruth Guerri. Mariel Hemingway photographed by Mario Casilli and Stephen Vaughan, Marilyn Monroe photographed by Leif-Erik Nygards.
Penny Baker

February, 1984


Playmate of the Month Justine Greiner photographed by Ken Marcus. Interview Paul Simon by Tony Schwartz. Personality "So Hot, So Cool, So (Bill) Hurt" by E. Jean Carroll. 20 Questions Shelley Long by Robert Crane. Features "Self-Destruction of an All-American" by Art Schlichter with Dick Schaap "The Snow Gods" by Herbert Burkholz. Women of Steel Graciela Casillas, Pam O'Neill, Roberta Vasquez and Anita Gandol photographed by Richard Fegley and David Mecey. Carol Wayne photographed by Ken Marcus, Kimberly McArthur photographed by J. Frederick Smith, The Year in Sex.
Justine Greiner

March, 1984


Playmate of the Month Dona Speir photographed by Arny Freytag. Interview Moses Malone by Lawrence Linderman. Personality "Sam Shepard, American Original" by Robert Goldberg. Features "The Manly Arts" by D. Keith Mano "The Betrayal of John Lennon" by David and Victoria Sheff "Quarterly Reports: Going for Brokers" by Andrew Tobias. Big & Beautiful Valerie Rehling, Conni Peach, Inger Lonmo, Maureen Roberts, Debbie Laster, Jody Myles and Kelly Kerr photographed by Palma Kolansky. Bridgette Monet (princess of porn and premed student) photographed by Ken Marcus, Susie Scott photographed by Steve Wayda.
Dona Speir

April, 1984


Playmate of the Month Lesa Pedriana photographed by Steve Wayda. Interview Joan Collins by Lawrence Grobel. 20 Questions Martin Mull by David Rensin. Features "The Method vs. The Fastball" by Roy Scheider "Frigid Women" by E. Jean Carroll "The Violence That Finds Us" by Harry Crews "The Mind of a New Machine" by Lee Gomes. Mistress photos by Jean-Francois Jonvelle. Playmates Forever! Part Two Donna Michelle, Marilyn Cole, Cathy Rowland Shay Knuth, Cyndi Wood, Majken Haugedal, Angela Dorian, Janet Lupo, Carol Vitale, Mesina Miller, Bebe Buell and Pamela Zinszer. Kathy Shower photographed by Arny Freytag.
Lesa Pedriana

May, 1984


Playmate of the Month Patty Duffek photographed by Arny Freytag and Kerry Morris. Interview Calvin Klein by Glenn Plaskin. Features "Young Kennedys" by Peter Collier and David Horowitz "Don't Ask..." by James R. Petersen and Kate Nolan "The Big-League Point of View" by Thomas Boswell. Hello, Young Lovers Rita Jenrette and Phillip Anderson (cover) photographed by Pompeo Posar, Linda Holmes and Jamie Watson photographed by R. Scott Hooper, Joanne Boswell and Martin Bozlee photographed by R. Scott Hooper, Linda Busch and Chuck Makarewicz photgraphed by Richard Fegley, Sherida and Billy Oerding photographed by R. Scott Hooper, Vikki La Motta and Peter Athas photographed by Pmpeo Posar. Ola Ray photographed by Richard Fegley.
Patty Duffek

June, 1984


Playmate of the Year Barbara Edwards (cover) photographed by Arny Freytag. Playmate of the Month Tricia Lange photographed by Richard Fegley. Interview Jesse Jackson by Robert Scheer. 20 Questions Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert by Bill Zehme. Features "Reagan's Star Wars Plan Won't Work" by Kosta Tsipis "My Life in Pinstripes" by Reggie Jackson with Mike Lupica "Skank of Die" by Charles M. Young "Critics' Choice: 25 Greatest Restaurants" by John Mariani "Quarterly Reports: Best Investment Books" by Andrew Tobias. Emmanuella IV Mia Nygren, Dominique Troyes and Sophie Berger. pictorial PMOY Barbara Edwards.
Barbara Edwards

July, 1984


Playmate of the Month Liz Stewart photographed by Arny Freytag and Kerry Morris. Interview Walid Jumblatt by Morgan Strong. 20 Questions Fran Lebowitz by E. Jean Carroll. Features "Wired (the short life and fast times of John Belushi)" by Bob Woodward "Money 101: Terms of Enrichment" by Andrew Tobias "Life as a Standing Eight Count" by Gary A. Taubes "All on Boardsailing!" by Nancy Crowell. Robin Avener photographed by Pompeo Posar, Bo Derek (cover and inside) photographed by John Derek.
Liz Stewart

August, 1984


Playmate of the Month Suzi Schott photographed by Pompeo Posar and David Mecey. Interview Bobby Knight by David Israel. 20 Questions Kurt Russell by David Rensin. Features "Money, Sex and the American Couple" by D. Keith Mano "The Dow Jones Emotionals" by Philip Blumstein and Pepper Schwartz "Playboy's Pro Football Preview" by Anson Mount. $ucce$$ $torie$ Pam McCann, Linda Delgado, Diane McDonald. Terry Moore (cover and inside) photographed by Pompeo Posar, Ken Marcus and Stephen Wayda.
Suzi Schott

 

 

September, 1984


Playmate of the Month Kimberly Evenson photographed by Arny Freytag and Kerry Morris. Interview Shirley MacLaine by David Rensin. Features "Frigid Men" by Craig Vitter "Quarterly Reports: Bulk-Rate Riches" by Andrew Tobias "Cocaine: A Special Report" by Laurence Gonzales "Playboy's Pigskin Preview" by Anson Mount "Beautiful Screamers" by Gary Witzenburg. Girls of the Big Ten Elizabeth Murtha, Molly Neuenswander, Jill and Mary Beth Foley, Leslie Gugino, Lorile Benson, Terri Beck, Colleen Derry, Melissa Ann Boyce, Kara Jorden, Nancy Canada, Elizabeth McDowell, Stefanie Krug, Linnette Postel, Marea Pond, Kristen Mason, Katherine Leigh, Valerie Bowman, Mary Fauquher, Christine Penniman, Larissa Klavins, Cheryl Graham, Angela Wood, Paige Seyffer, Monica Keys, Monica Purvis, Michelle Mislivecek, Shannon Johnson, Kari Bazzy, Lari Middlekauff, Jennifer Anderson and Sherry Klemesrud photographed by David Chan, David Mecey and Pompeo Posar. Jim Belushi (not nude) photographed by Gordon Munro, Kimberly Evenson (cover) photographed by Stephen Wayda.
Kimberly Evenson

October, 1984


Playmate of the Month Debi Johnson photographed by Pompeo Posar. Interview David Letterman by Sam Merrill. 20 Questions Jack La Lanne by David Rensin. Features "When Real Men Meet Real Women" by E. Jean Carroll "The Education of Reggie Smith" by David Halberstam "In Praise of Frozen Food" by Stephen Randall. The Girls from Brazil Sonia Braga and Claudia Ohana photographed by Richard Fegley. Babes of Broadway Karen Ziemba, Anna Nicholas, Sam Singhaus, Laine Jastram, Ivy Frank, Donna Williams, Linda Russo, Catherine Cooper, Kasey Cameron, Christina Belton, Belinda Andretti, Cindi Thomas and Debbee Hinchcliffe photographed by Arny Freytag. Lesa Ann Pedriana (cover) photographed by Stephen Wayda.
Debi Johnson

November, 1984


Playmate of the Month Roberta Vasquez photographed by Steve Wayda. Interview President Jose Napoleon Duarte by Marc Cooper and Greg Goldin. 20 Questions Leigh Steinberg by Victoria and David Sheff. Features "Citizen (Howard) Hughes" by Michael Drosnin "The Big Kill" by William Brashler. Christie Brinkley (cover) photographed by Patrick Demarchelier, Sex in Cinema 1984, photos by Francis Giacobetti.
Roberta Vasquez

 

 

December, 1984


Playmate of the Month Karen Valez photographed by Arny Freytag. Interview Paul and Linda McCartney by Joan Goodman. Features "While The Democrats Slept" by Ron Reagan "Playboy's College Basketball Preview" by Anson Mount "Ex-Wives" by Bruce Jay Friedman "I'm Sick of Celebrities" by Roy Blount Jr. "Well, Excuuuuuse Us!" by Steve Martin "Quarterly Reports: Deal Me In" by Andrew Tobias "Citizen (Howard) Hughes" by Michael Drosnin. Sex Stars of 1984 Prince, Daryl Hanna, Kathleen Turner, Grace Jones, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sybil Danning, Tanya Roberts, Christopher Lambert, Michael Jackson, Sting, Ane Carlisle, Tom Berenger, Melanie Griffith, Barbara Williams, Steven Bauer, Ornella Muti, Jeremy Irons, Rachel Ward, Jeff Bridges, Mia Nygren, Claudia Ohana, Sylvia Kristel, Kelly LeBrock, Mel Gibson, Sonia Braga, Rutger Hauer, Brooke Shields, Diane Lane, Linda Bleir, Michael Pare, Tome Hanks, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tom Selleck, Christie Brinkley, Robert Redford, Richard Gere, Kim Basinger, Terry Moore, Nastassja Kinski, Bo Derek and Joan Collins. Suzanne Somers (cover and inside) photographed by Richard Fegley and Steve Wayda, photos by Stan Malinowski.
Karen Valez