As we learned last week, by the late ’50s and ’60s, burlesque was out and strips clubs were in.
By the ’70s, sleaze was the name of the game. The subtlety of a saucy, slow glove-peel gave way to in-your-face nudity.
No place was this more apparent than NYC’s Times Square, where the great burlesque houses of the ’20s and ’30s were replaced by peep shows, topless bars and porn theaters. For some pics of Times Square during the ’70s, check out this link.
And here’s a history of topless women in Times Square.
But there are some ’70s icons and sex symbols who immediately come to mind and here are a few.
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