Ita Buttrose, Australian journalist and author was born on January 17, 1942.

Ita Clare Buttrose is an Australian journalist, businesswoman, television personality and author. She was the founding editor of Cleo, a high-circulation magazine aimed at women aged 20 to 40 that was frank about sexuality and, later, as the editor of the more conventional The Australian Women's Weekly. She was the youngest person to be appointed editor of The Weekly, which was then, per capita, the largest-selling magazine in the world.

Ita Buttrose, Australian journalist and author was born on January 17, 1942.

January 17, 1942

Ita Buttrose, Australian journalist and author was born on January 17, 1942.

Ita Clare Buttrose is an Australian journalist, businesswoman, television personality and author. She was the founding editor of Cleo, a high-circulation magazine aimed at women aged 20 to 40 that was frank about sexuality and, later, as the editor of the more conventional The Australian Women's Weekly. She was the youngest person to be appointed editor of The Weekly, which was then, per capita, the largest-selling magazine in the world.