Hugh Hefner worked as a copywriter for Esquire magazine, from where he resigned in Jan 1952 after being denied a $5 raise. 11 months later, he published the first issue of Playboy, featuring Marilyn Monroe.
Egypt placed a ban on all the movies Marilyn Monroe appeared in, after she married Arthur Miller and converted to Judaism. However, Egypt lifted the ban in 1961, after the divorce was finalized. Since then, Monroe described herself as a “Jewish atheist”.