Clark Gable 1982

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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.

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Bravo 25 March 1982

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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)

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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