UPDATED BELOW--DAN PASTORINIThe holiday centerfold in 1980 was Michael O'Neal, who also was known as Terry Michael O'Neal. Personally, I think this photo shoot is just too much: too much makeup, too much satin, too much posing with props that seem forced, and way too much beige and brown everywhere. That's a shame, because the model is handsome enough and has a great body.
PASTORINI AND PLAYGIRL
On May 22, 1977, Pastorini was involved in a fatal boating accident during a race on Lake Mizell in Liberty, Texas. Reports said that the boat veered onto the shore and hit a crowd of spectators after its engine failed, causing its automatic steering mechanism to fail. Two people were killed and three people were injured. Pastorini was found innocent of criminal responsibility. Subsequently however, parents of one of the survivors filed a $1.5 million lawsuit against Pastorini. To help pay for an out of court settlement, rumors at the time suggested that the 31 year old football star decided to do the nude photospread in Playgirl magazine's December 1980 issue for the quick cash it offered. True or not, the photos showed a sweaty, post-game Pastorini stripping down to his jockstrap inside a locker room and then removing the jockstrap for a shower. Although no frontal-nudity was actually shown (except for a hint of pubic hair) newsstand sales of Playgirl rose that month. Reports say that Pastorini now lives in the Houston area where he still does some TV work and still indulges in his fondness for Italian food and fast cars.