List of Playboy Playmates of 1979

The following is a list of Playboy Playmates of 1979, the 25th anniversary year of the publication. Playboy magazine names its Playmate of the Month each month throughout the year.

January

Candy Loving
Personal details
BornCandis Loving
(1956-09-04) September 4, 1956
Oswego, Kansas, U.S.[1]
MeasurementsBust: 37"[1]
Waist: 24"
Hips: 34"
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)[1]
Weight110 lb (50 kg; 7.9 st)

Candis "Candy" Loving (born September 4, 1956)[1] is an American model. She was Playboy's Playmate of the Month for the January 1979 issue, which made her Playboy's 25th Anniversary Playmate.[1] Her centerfold was photographed by Dwight Hooker.[1]

February

Lee Ann Michelle
Personal details
Born (1960-03-17) 17 March 1960
Surrey, England[2]
MeasurementsBust: 35[2]
Waist: 23
Hips: 35
Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)[2]
Weight107 lb (49 kg; 7.6 st)

Lee Ann Michelle (born 17 March 1960)[2] is an English model and actress. She was chosen as Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the February 1979 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Mario Casilli.[2]

March

Denise McConnell
Personal details
Born (1958-12-23) December 23, 1958
Wiesbaden, Germany[3]
MeasurementsBust: 37"[3]
Waist: 24"
Hips: 33"
Height5 ft 3 in (1.60 m)[3]
Weight104 lb (47 kg; 7.4 st)

Denise McConnell (born December 23, 1958)[3] is an American model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its March 1979 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Nicholas DeSciose and Pompeo Posar.[3]

April

Missy Cleveland
Personal details
Born(1959-12-25)December 25, 1959
Jackson, Mississippi[4]
DiedAugust 14, 2001(2001-08-14) (aged 41) (adverse reaction to prescription medication)
MeasurementsBust: 34"[4]
Waist: 22"
Hips: 32"
Height5 ft 4 in (1.63 m)[4]
Weight95 lb (43 kg; 6.8 st)

Amanda "Missy" Hodges Cleveland (December 25, 1959 – August 14, 2001)[4] was an American model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the April 1979 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Mario Casilli.[4]

Cleveland was born in Jackson, Mississippi[4] and attended Provine High School and McClure Academy.[5] She came to the magazine's attention through its 25th Anniversary Great Playmate Hunt. At the time of her death, which resulted from side effects of a prescription drug and occurred the year she would have reached the age of 42, she was a property manager.[5]

May

Michele Drake
Personal details
Born (1958-02-07) February 7, 1958
La Jolla, California, U.S.
MeasurementsBust: 34"
Waist: 24"
Hips: 34"
Height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Weight108 lb (49 kg; 7.7 st)

Michele Drake (born February 7, 1958) is an American model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its May 1979 issue.

June

Louann Fernald
Personal details
Born (1957-10-23) October 23, 1957
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
MeasurementsBust: 35"
Waist: 23"
Hips: 34"
Height5 ft 4.5 in (1.64 m)
Weight110 lb (50 kg; 7.9 st)

Louann Fernald (born October 23, 1957) is an American lawyer and former model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its June 1979 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Dwight Hooker.

July

Dorothy Mays
Personal details
Born (1957-07-24) July 24, 1957
Nuremberg, Germany
MeasurementsBust: 35.5"
Waist: 24.5"
Hips: 34"
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight118 lb (54 kg; 8.4 st)

Dorothy Mays (born July 24, 1957) is an American model and actress. She was chosen as Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for the July 1979 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Richard Fegley.

August

Dorothy Stratten
Playboy Playmate of the Year
1980
Preceded byMonique St. Pierre
Succeeded byTerri Welles
Personal details
Born(1960-02-28)February 28, 1960
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada[6]
DiedAugust 14, 1980(1980-08-14) (aged 20)
MeasurementsBust: 36"[6]
Waist: 24"
Hips: 36"
Height5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)[6]
Weight123 lb (56 kg; 8.8 st)

Dorothy Stratten (February 28, 1960 August 14, 1980)[6] was a Canadian model and actress. Stratten found fame as the Playboy Playmate of the Month for August 1979 and subsequently Playmate of the Year for 1980.[6] Stratten is remembered for the circumstances of her murder at age 20 by her estranged husband,[7] an act that was the basis of two motion pictures.

September

Vicky McCarty
Personal details
BornVicki Ann McCarty
(1954-01-13) January 13, 1954
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
MeasurementsBust: 33½"
Waist: 22"
Hips: 34"
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight105 lb (48 kg; 7.5 st)

Vicki McCarty Iovine (born Vicki Ann McCarty; January 13, 1954) is an American model, writer, and lawyer. She is a former member of the board of directors of the Special Olympics, as well as a former television producer and radio talk show host. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its September 1979 issue and was photographed by Arny Freytag. She is separated from her husband, record producer and founder of Interscope Records Jimmy Iovine. They have four children.[8] She has published several books pertaining to pregnancy and parenthood under the brand of Girlfriends' Guides, as well as Best Friends' Guides.

October

Ursula Buchfellner
Personal details
Born (1961-06-08) 8 June 1961
Munich, Germany
MeasurementsBust: 33"
Waist: 23"
Hips: 33"
Height5 ft 6 in (1.68 m)
Weight103 lb (47 kg; 7.4 st)

Ursula Buchfellner (born 8 June 1961) is a German model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its October 1979 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Peter Weissbrich. Buchfellner also was the Playmate for the December 1977 issue of Playboy's German edition.

In her later modeling and acting work, she was sometimes credited as Uschi Buchfellner, Ursula Fellner, Ulla Maris and Ursula Maris. Most of her movie roles were in European B-movies.

November

Sylvie Garant
Personal details
Born (1957-09-23) September 23, 1957
Montmagny, Quebec, Canada
MeasurementsBust: 34"
Waist: 23"
Hips: 34"
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight110 lb (50 kg; 7.9 st)

Sylvie Garant (born September 23, 1957) is a French-Canadian model. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its November 1979 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Richard Fegley. She served as hostess for one season of the late 1970s game show The $128,000 Question and later served as hostess on another Canadian-based game show, The Joke's on Us.

December

Candace Collins
Personal details
Born (1957-05-26) May 26, 1957
Dupo, Illinois, U.S.
MeasurementsBust: 35
Waist: 23
Hips: 34
Height5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Weight110 lb (50 kg; 7.9 st)

[www.candidcandace.com Official website]

Candace L. Collins (born May 26, 1957) is an American model and actress. She was Playboy magazine's Playmate of the Month for its December 1979 issue. Her centerfold was photographed by Richard Fegley. She was a nine-time cover girl (2 US, 7 international), and her February 1980 iconic "eyes" cover was chosen as Cover of the Year by Marketing Bestsellers Association. Collins was also a Playboy Bunny[9] at the St. Louis club and Chicago Playboy Bunny of the Year in 1976. Professionally she now goes by the name Candace Jordan as a television host, popular media personality in Chicago and Chicago Tribune Social Columnist. In 2017 at the age of 60 Collins duplicated her cover along with her cohorts Kimberley Conrad, Renee Tenison, Lisa Matthews, Cathy St. George, Charlotte Kemp, and Monique St. Pierre nearly four decades on.[10]

See also

References

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  2. "Playmate listing". Retrieved January 11, 2010.
  3. "Playmate data". Retrieved February 7, 2010.
  4. "Playmate data". Retrieved January 29, 2010.
  5. "Obituary at Clarion Ledger". Retrieved January 29, 2010.
  6. "Playmate data". Retrieved January 29, 2010.
  7. Vincent Canby (1983-11-10). "SCREEN: 'STAR 80,' A SEX-SYMBOL'S LIFE AND DEATH". The New York Times. Retrieved 2008-07-22.
  8. Iovine, Vicki. "Divorce Is Trite, But Everyone's Is Special". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2009-09-09.
  9. "Playboy". July 2008: 131. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  10. n/a, Iveta. "7 Playboy's Playmates Recreate Their Own Magazine Covers Around 30 Years Later". Bored Panda. Retrieved 2017-12-18.
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