Cary Grant 1960 (cover)

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Actor Cary Grant features on the cover of Bravo of 16 January 1960

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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

Bravo 1 Jan 1975 (Tina Turner)

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Tina Turner features on the cover of Bravo of 1 January 1975. That week 43 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• Ike & Tina Turner’s sold-out 13-city US tour (see article below)
• How Freddie is king in Queen
• Neil Diamond’s appearance on German TV while running a fever
• Elton John’s “bird of paradise” hope
• German music TV show presenter’s Ilja Richter’s “serious” student girlfriend
• Two girls speak about being “seduced against their will” (what we now call date-rape)

Here’s the Ike & Tina Turner article. I predict a long career together yet for the two.

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