For Playboy readers in America, the magazine was often their first introduction to James Bond before the film franchise began. James Bond and Playboy magazine have had a long history together. It started in when the magazine negotiated rights to first publish Ian Fleming's new short story 'The Hildebrand Rarity' in its March issue. The story would be published a month later in the short story collection 'For Your Eyes Only' in April Coincidentally, the issue also featured a pictorial of Jill St.
Mia Rosales St. She attended California State University, Northridge , earning a degree in psychology. While a student, she compiled a taekwondo record of 27—1, was awarded a black belt, and worked as a model to fund her education.