Playboy Magazine May 1981 vol.28, no.5
May 1981, Playboy cover image.
Weight ≈ 544g
Cover
Gabriella Brum photographed by Sebastian Giefer Bastel
Gabriella Brum has the world in her palm, so that's where we put it. Anybody who gets crowned Miss World one day and returns her crown the next because she has other plans is not your typical beauty-pageant winner. As you can see from Sebastian Giefer Bastel's photo, this lady has a lot on the ball. For more of Gabriella, see her out-of-thisworld pictorial on page 113.
Playmate
Finnish Lines
may playmate gina goldberg is a lively nomad who's about to put down some roots
Gina Goldberg photographed by Arny Freytag
Interview
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross interviewed by Marcia Seligson with photography by Lary L. Logan
a candid conversation with the renowned expert on death and dying whose beliefs in afterlife and spirits led her to an unlikely guru and the taint of scandal
Profile
Dorothy Stratton: Her Story by Richard Rhodes
the life and death of playboy's playmate of the year
20 Questions
John DeLorean interviewed by Warren Kalbacker with photography by Arnold Newman
this hard-driving automotive maverick talks about detroit, the romance of the road (including back-seat sex) and the gull-winged namesake he hopes will fly
Pictorials
World Class photographed by Sebastian Giefer Bastel
gabriella brum, miss west germany, took the crown—then said "stop miss world, I wanna get off"
Girls Of The Adriatic Coast photographed by Pompeo Posar with text by Stephen Birnbaum
the best kept secrets in the east. we found them—and their hiding places—now it's your turn
Dijana Becirovic, Mima Campara, Rodika Candelatto, Anica Djurovic, Marina Gruja, Ewa Marczuk, Tresnja Neral, Rajna Opacic, Milena Petkovic, Biserka Petrovic, Suzana Radulovic, Jagoda Simic, Vinka Skansim, Dragana Stanic, Jasna Vojinovic, Vesna Vrabec, Mirjana Vulic and Bobo Zuvic
Articles and Features Playbill
The World Of Playboy - hef sightings, mansion frolics and nightlife notes
Dear Playboy
Playboy After Hours - a guy's guide to what's hip and what's happening
Playboy's Travel Guide - Refund Research Redone - by Stephen Birnbaum
The Playboy Advisor
The Playboy Forum - a continuing dialogue on contemporary issues between playboy and its readers
Playboy Casebook - The Ordeal Of Larry Hicks - see also August 1980 - read more . . .
Good Rockin' Tonight (fiction) by William Hauptman, illustrated by Don Vanderbeek
A Guerrilla Guide To The Computer Revolution (article) by Robert E. Carr, illustrated by Charles Shields
Rodney Dangerfield Ties One On (fashion/humor) with photography by Mario Casilli
Playboy Party Jokes (humor) with LeRoy Neiman's Femlin
Two To Go (attire) by David Platt with photography by Uli Rose
Kiss Of The Hops (drink) by Emanuel Greenberg, illustrated by Dennis Magdich
LeRoy Neiman Sketchbook - Eiffel Tower
The Tale Of Madonna Modesta (ribald classic) by Giovanni Straparola, illustrated by Brad Holland
Playboy's GT Weekend Boat (article) by Brock Yates
The Year In Movies - the good, the bad and the gory
Playboy Funnies (humor) three pages of cartoon strips
Playboy Potpourri - people, places, objects and events of interest or amusement
Playboy Puzzle - Collage Exam - by Nicole Gregory
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On The Scene: what's happening, where it's happening and who's making it happen
Habitat - Fashion - Gadgets - Playboy's Roving Eye, the Dereks—John and Bo—produce a hard-core flick.- Sex News
  Grapevine: Ann Jillian, Kim Novak, Bruce Jenner and Linda Thompson, Cheech & Chong autographing Evelynn Guerro's tummy, Nella Muti

Dorothy Stratten was the August 1979 Playmate and the 1980 PMOY.
Gina Goldberg lied about her age saying that she was 21 when she was really just 17 when she posed. The lie possibly goes back to her point of immigration into the USA from Finland.
Gina Goldberg is also known as Gina Gold but her real name is Tiina Virenius.
Gabriella Brum, a former Miss West Germany, won the 1980 Miss World beauty pageant and resigned one day later.
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, the Swiss-born psychiatrist who revolutionized the world's attitudes toward death and the treatment of the dying talks about her controversial theories on the afterlife, her own out-of-body experiences and a recent scandal that shook her professional—and personal—life, in a startlingly frank interview. Elisabeth is the author of "On Death and Dying".
John De Lorean, a former General Motors honcho and innovative genius who went into overdrive to produce his own version of the ultimate dream car, was interviewed for the October 1985 issue.
The Pentax ME Super and Olympus OM-10 35mm SLR cameras both have full page adverts.

274 pages of period adverts, pin ups and articles with lots of quality photographs and illustrations.