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memories of the ’80s – Elle Macpherson

In the 1980s, we soon all learned about “The Body” from Australia – supermodel Elle Macpherson. Born Eleanor Gow in New South Wales, Australia, Elle Macpherson grew up in Sydney and studied law for one year before moving to the … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Lauren Hutton

Who knew imperfection could make you the envy of women around the world? For Lauren Hutton, it didn’t stand in the way of her success as a model. Born in South Carolina as Mary Laurence Hutton, her parents divorced and her … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Sassy Magazine

For teen girls of the late 1980s, a new magazine voice became a fixation – Sassy Magazine. Launched by Australian publisher Sandra Yates with editor Jane Pratt, Sassy had a half Aussie, half American staff and showed young women what … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Dynamite Magazine

For kids of the 1970s, pop culture was easily found in Dynamite Magazine. Created by Jenette Kahn, the magazine was published by Scholastic Press, starting in March 1974. Kahn edited the first three issues of the magazine, and then the … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Playgirl

In the 1970s, marketing to women took a new turn with the launch of Playgirl, featuring nude and semi-nude men, displayed the same way women had been shown in the pages of Playboy and Penthouse. Published in June 1973 by … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – People Magazine

 One of the bibles of the entertainment news world – People Weekly debuted in March, 4, 1974.  A spinoff of the People page in Time Magazine, the focus was on the people, not just the issues. A mix of celebrity … Continue reading

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