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Helen Gurley Brown

Born: 1922-02-18 - Died: 2012-08-13
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Death Summary: Brown died at the age of 90, after a short hospitalization, according to magazine publisher Hearst. The exact cause was not revealed.

Who was Helen Gurley Brown : Helen Gurley Brown was the editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine for 32 years. She was also an author. Her book Sex and the Single Girl was published in 1962, and became a best-seller.

She became editor-in-chief at Cosmo in 1965, saving the magazine from failing. She held the role until 1997, when she was ousted, and replaced by Bonnie Fuller. She still stayed with Hearst publishing, and remained in the role of international editor for nearly 60 international editions of Cosmo until her death.

Gurley Brown got the Brown from movie producer David Brown, who she married in 1959. He produced films like The Sting, Jaws, Cocoon and Driving Miss Daisy.
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  1. tara shanagher Says:

    Cosmo. was the first magazine I subscribed to when I moved from my parents home. Dad banned from the house.So as a young nursing student this Cosmo. was a gift to myself. It felt great to be independent.You will be missed.

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  3. decacat Says:

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  4. Idi Amin dada Says:

    Decacat does you even know who idi Amin is? I know you can’t be that dumb.

  5. Decacat Says:

    I am that dumb and I am not good with brain thinking stuff. Me I ain’t good at nothing but pickin tatoes and livin off the welfare. All these Mexicans took our jobs here in Idaho. Yep they work harder than the morbidly obese like me. Wish I was disabled and collecting monies from tax payers that way I could watch my television all day.

  6. Heidi Ann Keller Says:

    She was a very kind and intelligent person.

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