Marilyn Monroe was the first Centerfold for Playboy Magazine. She appeared in the opening issue, December 1953. Three months later in 1954, a Spokane beauty was the centerfold for the March Playboy issue in that first year of Playboy’s publication. Dolores Del Monte grew up
The Jack Rabbit rollercoaster track was more than 2,000 feet in length, laid out in a kind of double figure eight pattern. The first hill was the “Big Drop,” touted to hurtle mortified riders at a rate of 70 miles per hour down to the bottom before the next succession of smaller dips and climbs. A warning sign in front of the ride read, “Hold your hats and don’t stand up!” The Jack Rabbit was a Spokane entertainment icon for over 40 years.