People, Apr. 3, 1972

Was Howard Hughes fun on a date?

Yes, choruses an octet of actresses in this month's Ladies' Home Journal, but he had his quirks. "Howard usually drove a one-year-old Chevrolet," recalls Mitzi Gaynor. "He had hundreds of them, he said, 'because they give good service, and nobody stares into a year-old Chevrolet like they do into limousines.' " Loretta Young says Hughes once phoned her, announced that he was taking her to a play that night. "I told him I already had a date. He said, 'Fine, I'll buy three tickets.' My poor date...

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