Hefner, Hugh Marston
Born: Apr 09, 1926 AD
Currently alive, at 89 years of age.
1926 - Born on April 9th in Chicago, Illinois. American businessman, magazine publisher and founder of Playboy Magazine.
1944 - Graduated from Charles P. Steinmetz High School, Chicago, Illinois.
- Served in the U.S. Army in WWII.
1949 - Married to Mildred Williams on June 25th and had two kids.
1953 - He was the founder and editor-in-chief of "Playboy" magazine.
- Founder and chairman of Playboy Enterprises, Inc. (HMH Publishing Co., Inc.)
1959 - President of Playboy Clubs International, Inc.
1963 - Arrested in Chicago, Illinois, for possessing "indecent" photos of actress Jayne Mansfield in the movie "Promises! Promises!".
- Was the editor of "VIP" magazine.
1971 - Created the world-famous Playboy Mansion of Los Angeles.
1972 - Was the editor of "Oui" magazine.
1981-1984 - Appeared in "Beverly Hills Cop II" and "History of the World: Part 1".
1988 - Turned his empire over to his daughter Christie Hefner.
1989 - Married to Kimberley Conrad on July 1st and had two kids.
2001 - Dated Holly Madison.
- Appeared in "Citizen Toxie: The Toxic Avenger IV".
2002 - Dated Bridget Marquardt.
2004 - Dated Kendra Wilkinson.
- Appeared in "Comic Book: The Movie".
2005 - Starred in "The Girls Next Door" and "Inside Deep Throat".
- Hugh attempted to create and Indian version of Playboy for India, which would feature South Asian women and Indian pop culture articles, but no nudity. The magazine was rejected.
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