Dorothy Stratten, was a Canadian Playboy Playmate, model, and actress. She was the Playboy Playmate of the Month for August 1979. And Playmate of the Year in 1980. She was murdered at the age of 20 by her estranged husband/manager Paul Snider. Who committed suicide on the same day. Her death inspired two motion pictures, the 1981 TV movie Death of a Centerfold. And the 1983 theatrical release Star 80. As well as the book The Killing of the Unicorn. The songs “Californication” by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. and “The Best Was Yet to Come” by Bryan Adams.