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The magazine received angry letters, so Hefner responded, "If it was wrong to persecute heterosexuals in a homosexual society then the reverse was wrong, too." In 1961, Hefner watched Dick Gregory perform at the Herman Roberts Show Bar in Chicago, and he hired Gregory to work at the Chicago Playboy Club.
Gregory attributed the launch of his career to that night.
in 2006, "but because she believed in her son") to launch Playboy, which was initially going to be called Stag Party.
The first issue was published in December 1953 and featured Marilyn Monroe from her 1949 nude calendar shoot; it sold more than 50,000 copies.
The first issue of Playboy was published in 1953 featuring Marilyn Monroe in a nude calendar shoot; it sold over 50,000 copies.
He hosted a gala fundraiser at the Playboy Mansion and contributed ,000 (or 1/9 of the total restoration costs) by purchasing the letter Y in a ceremonial auction.
Hefner donated 0,000 to the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts to create a course called "Censorship in Cinema", and million to endow a chair for the study of American film.
Hefner extended the Playboy brand into a world network of Playboy Clubs.
He also resided in luxury mansions where Playboy "playmates" shared his wild partying life, fueling keen media interest.