Most famous swimsuit models in the 1970’s

Christie Brinkley 1977

Christie Brinkley 1977

Cheryl Tiegs 1977

Cheryl Tiegs 1977

Cheryl Tiegs 1978

Cheryl Tiegs 1978

Christie Brinkley 1979

Christie Brinkley 1979

Christie Brinkley appeared on three consecutive Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue Edition covers (1979, 1980 and 1981) the first time that had happened – and appeared in the publication’s annual swimsuit issues and television specials for years to follow.

Christie Brinkley was featured exclusively in the first Sports Illustrated Calendar and also released two of her own exclusive calendars to unparalleled success.

In 2005, Christie Brinkley was featured in the special Sports Illustrated 40th Anniversary Issue’s Hall of Fame, celebrating the most revered figures in the magazine’s history (photo).

Cherly Tiegs is best known for her long-running affiliation with the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, which featured her on the cover in 1970, 1975, and 1983. The 1978 poster of her in a pink bikini became an iconic 1970s pop culture image.

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