Bravo 16 October 1980 (Elvis)


Elvis Presley features on the cover of Bravo of 16 October 1980. This week 37 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• Interview with Rod Stewart
• John Lennon is preparing for his comeback
• ABBA’s “circus” stage-show in Stockholm (for a TV special)
• The life of the late AC/DC singer Bon Scott
• Profile of actor Matt Dillon
• Rocky Horror Show on tour in West-Germany
• Empty halls on a tour by German teen acts
• Shaun Cassidy explains his absence from the limelight
• Suzi Quatro’s “haunted” castle
• Teen actor Tommy Ohrner on holiday
• Police, Graham Parker, Jack Bruce will play the all-nighter televised Rockpalast concert (I remember watching it. It was boring)


Bravo 22 Sept 1977


The cover of Bravo of 22 September 1977. This week 40 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• ABBA’s Anni-Frid united with her long-missing German father (to run later today)
• 22 years ago: The day James Dean raced into his death
• Bay City, Michigan, celebrates the visiting Bay City Rollers
• Comedian Otto Waalkes on his Germany tour
• Baccara in a “golden cage”
• How festival-goers rioted after advertised acts appeared at Sheeßel
• Elvis and his best movies
• Introducing NYC rock band Mink de Ville
• What teenagers get up to in New York City