List of Playboy Playmates of 1969

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The following is a list of Playboy Playmates of 1969. Playboy magazine names their Playmate of the Month each month throughout the year.

January[edit]

Leslie Bianchini
Personal details
Born (1947-02-12) February 12, 1947 (age 67)
Chicago, U.S.
Measurements Bust: 36"
Waist: 24"
Hips: 37"
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight 130 lb (59 kg; 9.3 st)

Leslie Bianchini (born February 12, 1947 in Chicago) was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its January 1969 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Mario Casilli.

In 1994, it became known that Bianchini's centerfold photo (along with Angela Dorian, Reagan Wilson and Cynthia Myers) was scanned and inserted into Apollo 12 Extra-vehicular activity astronaut cuff checklists by pranksters at NASA.[1][2][3]

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February[edit]

Lorrie Menconi
Lorrie Menconi.jpg
Personal details
Born (1948-02-24) February 24, 1948 (age 66)
Philadelphia, U.S.
Measurements Bust: 36.5"
Waist: 21"
Hips: 36"
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight 118 lb (54 kg; 8.4 st)

Official website

Lorrie Menconi (born February 24, 1948 in Philadelphia) was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its February 1969 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by William Figge and Ed DeLong.

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March[edit]

Kathy MacDonald
Personal details
Born (1946-12-07) December 7, 1946 (age 67)
New Jersey, U.S.
Measurements Bust: 36"
Waist: 24"
Hips: 34"
Height 5 ft 4.5 in (1.64 m)
Weight 120 lb (54 kg; 8.6 st)

Kathy MacDonald (born December 7, 1946 in New Jersey) was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its March 1969 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by David Chan.

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April[edit]

Lorna Hopper
Personal details
Born (1950-08-31) August 31, 1950 (age 63)
Houston, Texas, U.S.[4]
Measurements Bust: 35"[4]
Waist: 23"
Hips: 34"
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)[4]
Weight 105 lb (48 kg; 7.5 st)

Lorna Hopper (born August 31, 1950 in Houston, Texas)[4] was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the April 1969 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by William Figge and Ed DeLong.[4]

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May[edit]

Sally Sheffield
Personal details
Born (1941-06-17) June 17, 1941 (age 73)
Brooklyn, New York
Measurements Bust: 36"
Waist: 24"
Hips: 35"
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Weight 110 lb (50 kg; 7.9 st)

Sally Sheffield (born June 17, 1941 in Brooklyn, New York) was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the May 1969 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Pompeo Posar.

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June[edit]

Helena Antonaccio
Personal details
Born (1949-03-21) March 21, 1949 (age 65)
Morristown, New Jersey
Measurements Bust: 35.5"
Waist: 24"
Hips: 34"
Height 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Weight 110 lb (50 kg; 7.9 st)

Helena Antonaccio (born March 21, 1949 in Morristown, New Jersey) was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the June 1969 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Pompeo Posar.

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July[edit]

Nancy McNeil
Personal details
Born (1947-12-13) December 13, 1947 (age 66)
Los Angeles, U.S.
Measurements Bust: 36"
Waist: 24"
Hips: 34"
Height 5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)
Weight 105 lb (48 kg; 7.5 st)

Nancy McNeil (born December 13, 1947 in Los Angeles) was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the July 1969 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by William Figge and Ed Delong. Nancy worked for Figge and his wife Mel for a time after she posed for them for Playboy.

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August[edit]

Debbie Hooper
Personal details
Born (1948-01-24) January 24, 1948 (age 66)
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Measurements Bust: 36"
Waist: 24.5"
Hips: 36"
Height 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Weight 112 lb (51 kg; 8.0 st)

Debbie Hooper (born January 24, 1948 in Cleveland, Ohio) was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the August 1969 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Mario Casilli.

According to The Playmate Book, Debbie went into television commercial production following her Playboy appearance.

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September[edit]

Main article: Shay Knuth
Shay Knuth
Personal details
Born (1945-05-29) May 29, 1945 (age 69)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.[5]
Measurements Bust: 36 in (91 cm)[5]
Waist: 23 in (58 cm)
Hips: 34.5 in (88 cm)
Height 5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)[5]
Weight 110 lb (50 kg; 7.9 st)

Official website

Shay Knuth (born May 29, 1945 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin)[5] was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for September 1969. Her centerfold was photographed by Dwight Hooker.[5] At the time of the photo shoot, she was studying sociology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and working as a Bunny at the Playboy Resort in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.[6]

Knuth later appeared on the covers of the January 1970 and December 1970 issues of Playboy as well as a "Playmates Forever" pictorial in the April 1984 issue.[7] She also worked as a Bunny at the San Francisco and London Playboy Clubs and as the "Official Party Coordinator" for Studio 54.[6] Knuth now lives in Chicago and makes appearances at "glamour conventions".[6]

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October[edit]

Main article: Jean Bell
Jean Bell
Personal details
Born (1944-11-23) November 23, 1944 (age 69)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Measurements Bust: 34"
Waist: 23"
Hips: 36"
Height 5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Weight 117 lb (53 kg; 8.4 st)

Jean Bell (born Annie Lee Morgan on November 23, 1944 in St. Louis, Missouri) was one of the first of Playboy magazine's African American Playmates of the Month.

Biography[edit]

When she appeared in the October 1969 issue of Playboy, Bell was only the second African American woman to appear as the centerfold (the first was Jennifer Jackson, in March 1965). Her centerfold was photographed by Don Klumpp. A few months later, Bell became the first black person to appear on the magazine's cover. Bell was featured with four other playmates in the January 1970 cover of the magazine.

After Bell's appearance in Playboy, she enjoyed a brief acting career, working on such films as Mean Streets and The Klansman, sometimes credited as Jeanne Bell. She posed nude again for Playboy in the December 1979 pictorial "Playmates Forever!"

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November[edit]

Main article: Claudia Jennings
Claudia Jennings
Playmate of the Year
1970
Preceded by Connie Kreski
Succeeded by Sharon Clark
Personal details
Born (1949-12-20)December 20, 1949
Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.[8]
Died October 3, 1979(1979-10-03) (aged 29)[8]
Measurements Bust: 35"[8]
Waist: 23"
Hips: 36"
Height 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)[8]
Weight 115 lb (52 kg; 8.2 st)

Claudia Jennings (born Mary Eileen Chesterton, December 20, 1949, Saint Paul, Minnesota — died October 3, 1979, Malibu, California)[8] was an American model and actress. Jennings is Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for November 1969 and also became Playmate of the Year for 1970. Her original pictorial was photographed by Pompeo Posar.[8]

Jennings had been a receptionist at Playboy before posing for the magazine.[9] After her appearances in Playboy, Jennings became an actress in 1970s "drive-in" movies and in television. In 1973, she had a guest appearance on The Brady Bunch.

Early in the morning of October 3, 1979, Jennings died in a car accident when a van hit her while she was driving her Volkswagen Beetle convertible. She was 29 years old.

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December[edit]

Main article: Gloria Root
Gloria Root
Personal details
Born (1948-05-28)May 28, 1948
Chicago Illinois, United States
Died January 8, 2006(2006-01-08) (aged 57)[10]
San Francisco, California, United States
Measurements Bust: 34"[10]
Waist: 23"
Hips: 34"
Height 5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)[10]
Weight 105 lb (48 kg; 7.5 st)

Gloria Root (May 28, 1948 in Chicago — January 8, 2006 in San Francisco)[10] was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the December 1969 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Pompeo Posar.[10]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Playboy Playmates Pranked into Apollo 12 Mission Checklists". Boing Boing. 2007-01-13. Retrieved 2007-02-23. 
  2. ^ Chip Rowe (2007-01-10). "On Buckeyes, Nanotechnology and Playmates in Space". Playboy.com. Retrieved 2008-08-30. 
  3. ^ "Image of Apollo 12 Checklist". NASA. Retrieved 2007-02-23. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "Playmate data". Retrieved 19 December 2010. 
  5. ^ a b c d e "Playmate data". Retrieved January 25, 2010. 
  6. ^ a b c "Playmate News". Playboy (Playboy) 56: 120–121. September 2009. 
  7. ^ "Official site bio". Retrieved February 3, 2010. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f "Playmate data". Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  9. ^ Rollings, Grant (May 9, 2007). "The curse of the Playmates". The Sun (London). Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  10. ^ a b c d e "Playmate data". Retrieved January 29, 2010. 

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