A Page Three girl is a topless female model whose photographs are published on the third page of The Sun newspaper. A model is a person who is posed or displayed for the purpose of Art, Fashion, or other products and Advertising. The Sun is a Tabloid daily newspaper published in the United Kingdom and Ireland with the highest circulation of any daily English-language In newspaper layout, the third page is directly behind the cover, with page two being on the left-hand side of an open spread. Although the women are sometimes nude, full frontal nudity is never featured. Nudity is the state of wearing no Clothing. The term' "nudity" can also occasionally be used to refer to wearing significantly less clothing than expected Nudity is the state of wearing no Clothing. The term' "nudity" can also occasionally be used to refer to wearing significantly less clothing than expected Similar features exist in other newspapers around the world.
The Page Three girl was introduced in 1969 when Rupert Murdoch relaunched The Sun. Year 1969 ( MCMLXIX) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. is gay Bold text' Keith Rupert Murdoch', AC, KCSG (born Melbourne, March 11 1931 usually known as Rupert Murdoch, is an Australian-American The Sun is a Tabloid daily newspaper published in the United Kingdom and Ireland with the highest circulation of any daily English-language The Page Three girl was topless for the first time on November 17, 1970, when editor Larry Lamb unveiled the change while Murdoch was out of the country. Events 284 - Diocletian is proclaimed emperor by his soldiers Year 1970 ( MCMLXX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Sir Albert Lamb, commonly known as Larry Lamb ( July 15, 1929 &ndash May 19, 2000) was a British Newspaper editor The first topless model was Stephanie Rahn. The change was credited for a subsequent increase in sales, which rose 40% to 2. 1 million copies within a year.
Beverley Goodway was for many years the Page Three photographer. Some consider Page Three to be sexist, demeaning and exploitative. Sexism is the belief or attitude that one Gender or Sex is inferior to or less valuable than the other and can also refer to a Hatred or distrust towards Clare Short, MP for Birmingham Ladywood, led a failed campaign against Page Three girls in 1986. Clare Short, PC, MP, (born 15 February 1946 is a British politician and a member of the British Labour Party. A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters to a Parliament. Ladywood is an inner-city area in Birmingham, England. It is also a council constituency, managed by its own District committee. Year 1986 ( MCMLXXXVI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar) Others, including many Page Three girls, dismiss it as harmless.
During the 1980s and early 1990s, as a response to such criticism, The Sun unveiled a regular 'Page Seven Fellas' feature, featuring scantily clad hunky men. This feature was short lived however.
The writing that accompanies the Page Three girl picture usually explains the model's name, age, where she comes from, and some necessarily brief details of her personality. The models are usually shorter than fashion models, typically under 1. 67m (5 ft 6 in) tall and are also usually aged around 18-24.
The Sun eventually instituted a policy where models who obtain breast implants, such as Jordan, are "retired" from Page Three. A breast implant is a Prosthesis used to enlarge the size of a woman's Breasts (known as breast augmentation, breast enlargement, mammoplasty
Recently, articles accompanying the photos (headed "News in Briefs" by The Sun) attempt to tie in with the news, perhaps for humorous effect, with the models notionally being given a chance to give a comment (which falls into place with the paper's editorial line) on topical items.
In the 1970s The Daily Mirror also had topless models, but these were dropped as sexist in the 1980s. This article is about the Decade 1970-1979 For the Year 1970 see 1970. The Daily Mirror, often referred to simply as The Mirror, is a British Tabloid daily Newspaper founded in 1903 Sexism is the belief or attitude that one Gender or Sex is inferior to or less valuable than the other and can also refer to a Hatred or distrust towards The 1980s was the decade spanning from January 1 1980 to December 31 1989. The Daily Star has its own topless models, known as Starbirds. Topless models in tabloids were taken to their logical conclusion by the Sunday Sport, which later added a daily edition and strayed into pornography, owned as it is by a company which publishes top-shelf pornography titles. The Sunday Sport is a British Newspaper, printed by Sport Newspapers, which established itself in 1986 as a Tabloid. The Daily Sport is a Tabloid Newspaper published in the United Kingdom by Sport Newspapers, owned by the pornographer Pornography or porn is the explicit depiction of Sexual subject matter with the sole intention of sexually exciting the viewer Pornographic magazines, sometimes known as adult magazines, sex magazines, top-shelf magazines, blue books, or stick mags are
In some German newspapers, such as Bild-Zeitung, the equivalent is found on the lower part of page one, and is thus called Seite-eins-Mädchen (Page One girl). Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe. The Bild (formerly Bild-Zeitung, lit Picture Newspaper) is a German Newspaper published by Axel Springer AG.
Especially in the Austrian newspaper Kronen Zeitung, the counterpart is mostly found on the upper part of page six or seven (sometimes even on page ten), hence it has no specific name. Austria (Österreich ( officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich The Kronen Zeitung, commonly known as the Krone, is Austria's largest Newspaper. In the new daily free newspaper Heute there often also appears a Page-Three-Girl.
In 1976 the Danish newspaper Ekstra Bladet introduced topless models on page nine, referred to as Side 9 Pigen (the Page 9 Girl). Year 1976 ( MCMLXXVI) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The Kingdom of Denmark ( ˈd̥ænmɑɡ̊ (archaic ˈd̥anmɑːɡ̊ commonly known as Denmark, is a country in the Scandinavian region of northern Europe Ekstra Bladet is a Danish Tabloid Newspaper focusing on sensationalist stories The girls are occasionly fully nude on page nine.
There is a similar concept on the last page of Croatian daily newspaper 24 sata. Croatia (Hrvatska ˈxȓvatska officially the Republic of Croatia ( Republika Hrvatska) is a southern Central European country at the crossroads between 24 sata ("24 hours" is a Croatian compact published in Zagreb with a circulation of about 150000 copies
In Romania, the daily Libertatea features topless models at page 5, calling them 'Fata de la pagina 5'. Libertatea ( The Liberty in Romanian) is a Romanian tabloid newspaper published in Bucharest. When Averea was rebranded as a tabloid, the owner hired many people from Libertatea; this new concurrent got a very similar look to the original, including the topless girls, who are featured on page 3.
In Finland, the daily Iltalehti features models known as "Iltatytöt" ("Evening Girls"). Finland, officially the Republic of Finland ( is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of northern Europe. Iltalehti is a daily Tabloid Newspaper and the third largest newspaper in Finland.  "Tähtityttö" ("Star Girl") is also published in the weekly 7 päivää. 7 päivää ( Finnish for 7 days also known as Seiska) is a Finnish entertainment and TV magazine published by Aller Julkaisut Oy in Helsinki 
Canadian tabloid newspapers in the Sun Media chain such as the Toronto Sun, Winnipeg Sun, Ottawa Sun, Calgary Sun, and Edmonton Sun feature a daily "Sunshine Girl", usually on page three (in fact, the Calgary, Ottawa and Edmonton Suns has permanently moved the Sunshine Girl to the sports section; while the Sunshine Girl is a daily feature, the Sunshine Boy feature only appears sporadically). Sun Media Corporation is the owner of several widely read Tabloid Newspapers in Canada. The Toronto Sun is an English language daily tabloid Newspaper published in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Winnipeg Sun is a daily Tabloid -sized newspaper in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The Ottawa Sun is a daily Tabloid newspaper in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The Calgary Sun is a daily Newspaper published in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The Edmonton Sun is a daily Newspaper published in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Sunshine Girl refers to Pinup girls featured in most of the daily Newspapers of the Sun chain in Canada. The full-page, full-colour photo is of a woman in tight, revealing clothing, lingerie, or a swimsuit. Lingerie is a term for fashionable and alluring women's Undergarments It derives from the French word linge, "washables" — as in faire le linge In 2000, the Toronto Sun moved the photo off page three and into the last pages of the issue, or into the sports section. 2000 ( MM) was a Leap year that started on Saturday of the Common Era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar.
The Australian niche sports and racing newspaper Sports Truth also runs a Page Three girl, but is often lifted from other publications, and the model given a new name and biography.
The Australian men's magazine Ralph features a bikini-clad "Page 23 Girl".
Australian tabloid newspapers such as The Sun & The Daily Mirror used to run these, but they stopped in the late 1980s for reasons of political correctness. The Daily Mirror was an afternoon paper established by Ezra Norton in Sydney, Australia in 1941 gaining a licence from the Minister for Trade Political correctness (adjectivally politically correct; both forms commonly abbreviated to PC) is a term applied to Language, ideas policies or behavior
The American supermarket tabloid Weekly World News regularly featured a bikini-clad "Page 5" girl. A tabloid is a Newspaper industry term which refers to a smaller newspaper format per spread to a weekly or semi-weekly alternative newspaper that focuses on local-interest The Weekly World News ( WWN) (wwwweeklyworldnewscom is a news source that has inspired musicals ("Bat Boy The Musical" books ("Bat Boy A bikini or two-piece is a type of women's Swimsuit, characterized by two separate parts &mdash one covering the Breasts (optionally in the case of Yes! Weekly, a local on-line and print publication in Greensboro, North Carolina, features Page 3 talent sometimes featuring men as well as women. YES! Weekly is an alternative weekly Newspaper based in Greensboro NC. North Carolina ( is a state located on the Atlantic Seaboard in the southeastern United States FOCUS weekly entertainment paper in Hickory, NC, began featuring a Page 3 girl decades ago. Founder John Tucker did this as an homage to the British tabloid THE SUN, as well as in appreciation for women of all types, sizes and ages.
The Mexican newspaper "Ovaciones" features every day at page 3 a topless voluptuous girl photo
Other newspapers as "La Prensa", "El Metro", "El Universal Grafico" also include photos of girls , sometimes topless sometimes not.
The popular Chilean newspaper "La Cuarta" features every Friday a section named "La Bomba 4", in which a voluptuous girl appears topless. Chile, officially the Republic of Chile ( Spanish:) is a country in South America occupying a long and narrow Coastal strip wedged between the
The Afrikaans edition of the tabloid Die Son features page-three girls, but not the English-language edition. Afrikaans is an Indo-European language, derived from 17th century Dutch and classified as Low Franconian Germanic, mainly spoken in Die Son ( Afrikaans: "The Sun" is an Afrikaans-language South African Tabloid reporting sensational News essentially after