List of Playboy Playmates of 1959

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The following is a list of Playboy Playmates of 1959, the 5th anniversary year of the publication. Playboy magazine names its Playmate of the Month each month throughout the year.

January[edit]

Virginia Gordon
Personal details
Born (1936-10-28) October 28, 1936 (age 83)
Chaplin, West Virginia, U.S.
MeasurementsBust: 37"D-
Waist: 22"
Hips: 36"
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight120 lb (54 kg; 8.6 st)

Virginia Gordon (born October 28, 1936 in Chaplin, West Virginia) is an American model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the January 1959 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Ron Vogel.

February[edit]

Eleanor Bradley
Personal details
Born (1938-12-13) December 13, 1938 (age 80)
Waukegan, Illinois, U.S.[1]
MeasurementsBust: 40"[1]
Waist: 22"
Hips: 37"
Height5 ft 8½ in (1.74 m)[1]
Weight135 lb (61 kg; 9.6 st)

Eleanor Bradley (born December 13, 1938 in Waukegan, Illinois)[1] is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the February 1959 issue.

March[edit]

Audrey Daston
Personal details
BornBoise, Idaho, United States

Audrey Daston (born in Boise, Idaho) is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the March 1959 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Lawrence Schiller.

April[edit]

Nancy Crawford
Personal details
Born (1941-04-16) April 16, 1941 (age 78)
Valhalla, New York, U.S.
MeasurementsBust: 36"
Waist: 24"
Hips: 36"
Height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Weight125 lb (57 kg; 8.9 st)

Nancy Crawford (born April 16, 1941 in Valhalla, New York) is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the April 1959 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Barbara and Justin Kerr.

May[edit]

Cindy Fuller
Personal details
Born (1938-05-13) May 13, 1938 (age 81)
Boston, Massachusetts, United States[2]
MeasurementsBust: 36"[2]
Waist: 24"
Hips: 36"
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)[2]
Weight124 lb (56 kg; 8.9 st)

Cindy Fuller (born May 13, 1938 in Boston, Massachusetts)[2] is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its May 1959 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Bunny Yeager.[2]

June[edit]

Marilyn Hanold
Personal details
Born (1938-06-09) June 9, 1938 (age 81)
Jamaica, New York, United States[3]
MeasurementsBust: 39½"[3]
Waist: 26"
Hips: 38"
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)[3]

Marilyn Hanold (born June 9, 1938 in Jamaica, New York)[3] is an American model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its June 1959 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Bruno Bernard.

July[edit]

Yvette Vickers
Personal details
Born(1928-08-26)August 26, 1928
Kansas City, Missouri
Diedc.2010 (exact date unknown; body found on April 27, 2011)
Los Angeles, California
MeasurementsBust: 36"
Waist: 24"
Hips: 36"
Height5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)
Weight105 lb (48 kg; 7.5 st)

Yvette Iola Vickers (née Vedder) (August 26, 1928 – c. 2010) was a blond-haired, blue-eyed American actress, pin-up model, and singer. In 1959 she appeared as the Playboy Playmate of the Month for the July issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Russ Meyer. She also appeared in several other men's magazines.

August[edit]

Clayre Peters

Clayre Peters is an American model. She is best known for being Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its August 1959 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Frank Eck.

September[edit]

Marianne Gaba
Personal details
Born(1939-11-13)November 13, 1939
Chicago, Illinois, United States
DiedMay 2, 2016(2016-05-02) (aged 76)
Los Angeles, California, United States
MeasurementsBust: 34"
Waist: 24"
Hips: 34"
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight110 lb (50 kg; 7.9 st)

Marianne Gaba (born November 13, 1939 in Chicago) is an American model, actress and beauty queen. She was Miss Illinois USA 1957 Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its September 1959 issue.

October[edit]

Elaine Reynolds
Personal details
Born (1939-09-07) September 7, 1939 (age 80)
Jersey City, New Jersey[4]
MeasurementsBust: 39"[4]
Waist: 25"
Hips: 37"
Height5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)[4]
Weight130 lb (59 kg; 9.3 st)

Elaine Reynolds (born September 7, 1939 in Jersey City, New Jersey)[4] is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its October 1959 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Frank Eck.[4] Her centerfold appears in the 1989 film Dead Poets Society.

November[edit]

Donna Lynn
Personal details
Born (1936-09-21) September 21, 1936 (age 83)
Walukee, Oklahoma, U.S.A.[5]
MeasurementsBust: 36[5]
Waist: 22
Hips: 36
Height5 ft 3.5 in (1.61 m)[5]
Weight115 lb (52 kg; 8.2 st)

Donna Lynn (born September 21, 1936 in Walukee, Oklahoma)[5] is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its November 1959 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Frank Bez.

December[edit]

Ellen Stratton
Playboy Playmate of the Year
1960
Succeeded byLinda Gamble
Personal details
Born (1939-06-09) June 9, 1939 (age 80)
Marietta, Mississippi, U.S.
MeasurementsBust: 35"
Waist: 20"
Hips: 35"
Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)
Weight110 lb (50 kg; 7.9 st)

Ellen Stratton (born June 9, 1939 in Marietta, Mississippi) is an American model. She is Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for December 1959. She also became the first "official" Playmate of the Year for 1960.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Playmate listing". Retrieved February 15, 2010.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Playmate data". Retrieved February 6, 2010.
  3. ^ a b c d "Playmate listing". Retrieved February 15, 2010.
  4. ^ a b c d e "Playmate data". Retrieved February 7, 2010.
  5. ^ a b c d "Playmate listing". Retrieved 2009-02-15.
  6. ^ "Hugh Hefner announces Playmate of the Year in Las Vegas". Retrieved March 12, 2010.