Bravo 20 Feb. 1975 (Shaun Cassidy)

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Teen star Shaun Cassidy on the cover of Bravo of 20 February 1975. This week 45 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• Led Zeppelin’s live comeback
• Introducing the British pop sensation Bay City Rollers
• All about the Towering Inferno movie
• Shaun Cassidy’s super show
• Behind the scenes of the “ZDF Hitparade”
• The candidates for Girl and Boy of the Year ’75
• Bravo at home with Billy Swan
• Will Joy Fleming win Eurovision ’75 (nope)
• Peter Falk: TV’s glass-eyed detective Colombo
• Singer Lena Valaitis and her monkey

Bravo 15 Feb. 1979

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Teen band The Teens on the cover of Bravo of 15 February 1979. This week 41 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• Introducing new disco sensation Chic
• All about the new Superman film
• The Teens in photos, with autograph card
• The winners of the readers’ polls for favourite sports stars of 1978
• Part 6 of the series “Elvis in Germany”
• Clout reveal their secrets
• Bonnie Tyler is back after a year’s absence
• Sex ed: Is masturbation bad, or better than smoking and drinking?
• German-Spanish singer Luisa Fernandez met Leif Garrett
• Bravo is bring ex-BCR singer Leslie McKeown to Germany
• Jutta Speidel and Herbert Herrmann are getting married – but only on film

Bravo 5 Feb. 1981 (Olivia Newton-John)

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Olivia Newton-John features on the cover of Bravo of 5 February 1981. This week 39 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• Olivia Newton-John’s plans after Xanadu
• With the Police in the dressing room
• Shakin’ Stevens, the new rock & roll star “from England” (he’s Welsh)
• Part 6 of The Beatles story: Trip to the Maharishi
• Profile on AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd
• Suzi Quatro: I was on the wrong musical path
• What’s Robert Palmer like?
• How fans worried about Peter Maffay’s pneumonoia
• Inside Elvis’ private jet
• The truth about heroin
• What’s going with Kiss — and will Ace stay?
• Sex ed: The first ejaculation
• Christopher Atkins: I was Brooke Shields’ first kiss
• Teenage figureskating star Tina Riegel interviewed
• Matt Dillon’s mean role in his new film The Bodyguard
• The winners of the readers’ poll for favourite spost star of 1980 (footballer Hansi Müller and skier Christa Kinshofer won)


Bravo 20 Jan. 1977

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Actor Pierre Brice as Winnetou on the cover of Bravo of 10 January 1977. This week 43 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• Bravo on the UK’s first punk tour with The Sex Pistols (see next Thursday)
• The winners of the actors’ readers’ poll
• Elton John visits Bravo’s newsroom in Munich
• Led Zeppelin’s The Song Remains The Same film
• Rod Stewart’s new band
• The new Muhammad Ali biopic film
• Schlager singer Elfi Graf interviewed
• Row over Ian Mitchell’s new group, the Young City Stars (the future Rosetta Stone)