February 29, 1960 – The first Playboy Club opens in Chicago

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February 29, 1960 – The first Playboy Club opens in ChicagoRate this post It was on this day that the first Playboy Club was opened in Chicago by Hugh Hefner. Born in 1926, Hefner was an American publisher and businessman who was raised in accordance with strict Methodist principles. Earlier in 1953, Hugh had launched the Playboy magazine for men featuring photographs of nude women, stories and articles written by renowned writers, advice on hedonistic living and other high-quality interviews. Gathering international acclamations in the 1960s and 70s, Playboy magazine also created a benchmark in other related businesses including casinos, hotels and nightclubs. Hefner’s daughter has been serving as the […]