Today in 1972 Burt Reynolds made history by becoming the first male nude centerfold when this picture was published in the April edition of Cosmopolitan. It sold MANY COPIES as Burt was incredibly popular at the time. It took a lot of…well you know…to do this!
BUT Burt said MANY TIMES (up until his death last September) how much he regretted this decision as he felt it hurt his career. Some say that is debatable. I imagine this was hanging on MANY walls the day it came out!