Playboy Magazine January 1984 vol.31, no.1
January 1984, Playboy cover image.
Weight ≈ 527g
Cover
Bunny Logo by original Playboy art director Art Paul
We organized a yea rlong search party to find the apple of our dapper Rabbit's eye, and we're pleased to report that Penny Baker turned up. Shot by Contributing Photographer Arny Freytag, this month's cover opens the door to one of our most exciting issues ever. Whatever you flip for, it's probably here. And whether you prefer heads or tails, you're sure to come up a winner with Penny just by turning to page 138.
Playmate
Lucky Penny
the beautiful miss baker, a new york and chicago model, ushers in playboy's fourth decade as our 30th anniversary playmate
Penny Baker by photographed by Arny Freytag
Penny Baker
Interview
Dan Rather interviewed by Tony Schwartz with photography by Vernon L.Smith
a candid conversation with the cbs anchor and america's top broadcaster
Pictorials
30 Memorable Years
from marilyn monroe right up to the present—from 1953 to 1983—we've been uncovering the best shapes of three decades. here's a reprise of some of our greatest hits
Ursula Andress, Brigitte Bardot, Barbi Benton, Bo Derek, Anita Ekberg, Bambi Lin Finney, Janice Garner, Rita Jenrette, Linda Kellum, Jayne Kennedy, Debbie Kepley, Margot Kidder, Vikki La Motta, Jayne Mansfield, Patti McGuire, Marilyn Monroe, Janet Pilgrim, Victoria Principal, Elizabeth Ray, Meg Rossi, Barbara Schantz, Suzanne Somers, Christa Speck, Stella Stevens, Dorothy Stratten, Shannon Tweed, Veruschka, Raquel Welch, Terri Welles
 
The Great 30th Anniversary Playmate Search
penny baker became our 30th anniversary playmate by acclamation, but we think you'll agree that the runners-up deserve just as much acclaim
30th
Anniversary
Issue
Christy Cumens, Lana Cunningham, Alexis Bushman, Patty Duffek, Holly Hunter, Debi Nicole Johnson, Julie Lesser, Lisa Manyi, Janice Moses, Anita Pearson, Lesa Ann Pedriana, Caroline Pittman, Teri Roberts, Susie Scott, Dona L.Speir Heidi Marie Stets, Lisa Tucek and Karen Velez
Star 80 photographed by Mario Casilli, Stephen Vaughan
mariel hemingway plays star-crossed playmate of the year dorothy stratten in a new bob fosse film
The Last Nude Photo Of Marilyn Monroe photographed by Leif-Erik Nygards
thirty years ago, she was the sweetheart of the month in the very first issue of playboy. this month, the greatest sex symbol of all makes a final appearance in a never-before-seen photo
Playboy's Playmate Review:
a loving look over 24 of the best shoulders of 1983
Lonny Chin, Melinda Mays, Alana Soares, Christina Ferguson, Susie Scott, Jolanda Egger, Ruth Guerri, Carina Persson, Barbara L. Edwards, Tracy Vaccaro, Veronica Gamba, Terry Nihen
Articles and Features Playbill
The World Of Playboy - in which we offer an insider's look at what's doing and who's doing it
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours
- a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
Books, Music, Television Movies, Coming Attractions
Men - How To Please A Man by Asa Baber
Women - Oral Sex—How To Do It by Cynthia Heimel
The Playboy Advisor
Dear Playmates - what don't men know about women's bodies that they should know?
The Playboy Forum - a continuing dialogue on contemporary issues between playboy and its readers
A Little Marching Music, Please (editorial) by William J. Hemler
The Trail Of Your Blood On The Snow (fiction) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez , illustrated by Mel Odom
How I Invented Playboy (humor) by Buck Henry , illustrated by Dave Willardson
Remembering Tennessee (memoir Truman Capote with illustrations by Andy Warhol
Provocative Period Pieces (pictorial) with photography by Richard Izui
Playboy Magic For The Holidays John Railing, illustrated by Seymour Fleishman
The Idea Killers (essay) by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. , illustrated by Edith Vonnegut
The Today Show (attire) by Hollis Wayne with photography by Peter Rosenbaum
Playboy's Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
The Toynbee Convector (fiction) by Ray Bradbury, illustrated with a sculpture by Michael O'Brien
What Are Friends For? (humor) by Art Buchwald, illustrated by Robert Crawford
That Was The Year That Was (humor) by Tom Koch, illustrated by Bill Utterback
The Eleventh-hour Santa (gifts) with photography by Don Azuma
Cunts (poetry) by John Updike , illustrated by Kerig Pope
Dare To Be Wrong (article) by Roy Blount Jr., illustrated by Kathy Calderwood
Shadowboxer (article) by Mark Kram, illustrated by Brad Holland
What I've Learned About Being A Man (memoir) by Irwin Shaw, illustrated by Robert Andrew Parker
Cocktail Construction (drink) by Emanuel Greenberg, illustrated by Will Nelson
What Fathers Know Best (compendium), illustrated by Scott Gustafson
A Guide For Prospective Husbands (fiction) by Anton Chekhov , illustrated by Pat Nagel
Bernard And Huey (satire) cartoon strip by Jules Feiffer
Playboy Funnies (humor) - four pages of comic strips
Little Annie Fanny stars in an adventure film (satire) by Harvey Kurtzman And Will Elder
On The Scene
what's happening, where it's happening and who's making it happen
Say "howdy" To The New Audi - Habitat - Potpourri - Sex News and . . .
Grapevine Linda Blair, Morgan Fairchild, Margot Kidder, Elsa Martinelli, Elixabet Ray, Margaux Hemingway, Tina Turner
Mariel Hemingway played Dorothy Stratton in the 1983 movie Star 80. She also appears in a pictorial in the April 1982 and April 1997 issues.
Dan Rather was interviewed again, as part of the "60 Minutes," interview for the March 1985 issue and answered 20 Questions, May 1979.
The Playboy Panel: 1984 and Beyond, a discussion, appeared in the July 1963 and August 1963 issues
292 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.