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Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue 1974

This is the Jan. 28, 1974 issue of the magazine. The model, Ann Simonton, went on to promote a variety of feminist causes.

Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue 1975

The date on this magazine is Jan. 27, 1975.

I was a teenage SI subscriber at the time. This cover did not offend me.

SI swimsuit issue on this date in 1965

OK, now that I have you, prepare yourself for one of The Slice Blog's all-time most insane stretches for a local angle.

This young woman, Sue Peterson, married Sports Illustrated staff writer Jack Olsen.

Jack Olsen went on to write a book about the South Hill rapist, “Son.”

This issue used to come out in January

And it wasn't a bloated catalog of soft porn back then. It was just a dozen or so pages of soft porn.

As I have noted previously, the outraged letters a couple of weeks later were always a treat.

Are you old enough to remember…

…when the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue came out in the middle of January?

This is the 1968 issue.

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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