Shaun Cassidy features on the cover of Bravo of 29 June 1978. That week 39 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:
• The life of Bob Dylan, presently on a tour of West-Germany
• John Travolta: Lonely and mourning the death of his great love, Diana Hyland
• Van Halen, the rock sensation from the USA
• How Elvis became the Kind of Rock & Roll
• A teenage girl talks about her rape (with good advice added)
• Reader Gabi Bruns’ trip to Hawaii to present Shaun Cassidy with Bravo’s Otto award
• The career of the Rolling Stones in pictures
• Bravo readers elect the Moped of the Year 1978. The winner: Hercules G3
David Soul and Paul Michael Glaser, a.k.a. Starsky and Hutch, on a single-page poster in Bravo of 21 June 1979.
Teen star Leif Garrett on a centre-spread poster in Bravo of 21 June 1979. He had a hit with “I Was Made For Dancing” at the time.
Van Halen on a centre-spread poster in Bravo of 21 June 1979. I think Dave wants to make lurve to you…
Three “hot rock aunties” feature on the cover of Bravo of 21 June 1979: Leslie Knauer of Promises, Debbie Harry of Blondie, and Marion Valentino of The Dolls
This week 38 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:
• Rock’s hottest women at as glance. Besides the three on the cover, they were Stevie Nicks, Siouxie Sioux, Alice Spring of Darling, Yvonne Lory of disco group Ganymed, Pauline Murray of Penetration, and Rita Ray of Darts.
• “Brown Pearl” (really!) Amii Stewart and her hit “Knock On Wood”
• Mick Jagger in pics
• How an abused teen landed on the street
• Disco singer Patrick Hernandez at home in Paris
• Funk-rock band Mother’s Finest
• When will Starsky & Hutch return to German TV screens?
The readers’ charts in Bravo of 10 May 1979.
Photo feature on Blondie (well, Debbie Harry, really) with collectible autograph card in Bravo of 10 May 1979. They had just made their breakthrough to superstardom with “Heart Of Glass”. The follow-up, “Sunday Girl” would become a hit within a few weeks.
Denim brand Wrangler advertises a late-’70s style satin jacket, rather than jeans, in an ad in Bravo of 10 May 1979.
Clint Eastwood, the foe of empty chairs everywhere, on a back-page poster in Bravo of 10 May 1979. His movie Any Which Way But Loose (German title: Der Mann aus San Fernando) was on the cinema circuit at the time.
South African band Clout on a centrespread poster in Bravo of 10 May 1979. They were following up their 1978 hit “Substitute” with “Save Me”.