Clark Gable 1982


Movie legend Clark Gable on  a single-page poster in Bravo of 25 March 1982. A few months ago Gable featured here on the Bravo cover that marked his death.


Bravo 25 March 1982


English popsters Bucks Fizz wear the least tasteful outfits ever on the cover of Bravo of 25 March 1982. That week 36 years ago Germany’s youth read about:

• Bucks Fizz: Will they be as big as ABBA (er… no.)
• Introducing Orchestral Manouevres in the Dark
• Phil Oakey: “The pretty one from Human League”
• Alice Cooper’s comeback
• How German actor Sascha Hehn was in jail for dradt-dodging
• Bravo with Soft Cell in Greece
• A young German woman on her marriage with a Turkish man
• Chris de Burgh’s stage gag: being taken off the stage by lunatic asylum warders
• All about German new wave band Spider Murphy Gang
• Singer Nicole, Germany’s Eurovision entry for 1982,  at home
• Clark Gable: Was Marilyn Monroe responsible for his death?
• TV presenter Thomas Gottschalk on his new show, Na Sowas

Bravo cover 7 Jan 1982 (Adam Ant)


Adam and the Ants feature on the cover of Bravo of 7 January 1982. This week 36 years ago Germany’s youth was reading about:

• AC/DS new tour up close
• How Meat Loaf needs an “oxygen shower” after every show
• The lives of Marc Almond and the other one from Soft Cell
• How Adam Ant started his band
• Introducing German new wave group Einstürzende Neubauten
• The big mouth of young football star Lothar Matthäus