Bravo 15 Nov 1979

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A drawing of Marilyn Monroe on the cover of Bravo of 15 November 1979. This week 40 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• ABBA on their Germany tour
• Bravo with Bob Geldof in England
• Olivia Newton-John in love with a painter
• Focus on Kisds’ Paul Stanley
• Slits: Three wild punk witches
• The Teens on tour: Like Beatlemania (apparently)
• Introducing Marta and The Motels
• Did you know: Bunking school can get you fined or even jailed
• Schlager singer Chris Roberts at home
• How Bruce Lee died
• Best mopeds of 1979
• Are Sweet getting Brian Connolly back?

Bravo 10 Nov 1977

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Sweet, Bay City Rollers and Smokie — the leading candidates for the readers’ poll for Best Band of 1977 — on the cover of Bravo of 10 November 1977. This week 42 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• Star Wars: Two robots conquer the world (see Thursday)
• Three girls with both legs on the stage: Maggie Mae, Tina York, Elfie Graf
• Tom Petty: Blonde guy with a thundersound
• Leif Garrett private
• Rosetta Stone cooking at their live shows in Germany
• How teen girl lost a leg in motorcycle crash
• Shaun Cassidy shows off his dream house
• Schlager singer Tony Holiday: From fashion designer to hitmaker

Bravo 9 Nov 1978

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German singer Juliane Werding on the cover of Bravo of 9 November 1978. This week 41 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• Starsky & Hutch in pics, with autograph card (see Wednesday’s post)
• Boomtown Rats: “Rodents with a bite”
• Brooke Shields in her new film, Wanda Nevada
• Interview with former Bay City Roller Leslie McKeown
• Juliane Werding’s conversion to “rock chick”
• Teen boys and girls behind bars
• Vote for your favourite group
• Peter Maffay’s early years
• Singer Jürgen Drews meets his fan clubs
• New film by Terence Hill and Bud Spencer out by Christmas
• Danish group Mabel on stage

Bravo 23 Oct 1975 (Jaws)

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The poster of the movie Jaws (“Der weiße Hai”) on the cover of Bravo of 23 October 1975. This week 44 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• Looking back at 1,000 Bravos
• Wings in concert: “Paul is singing ‘Yesterday’ again”.
• Ursula Andress as a karate-kicking “nun” in the movie Africa Express
• Meet British group Showaddywaddy
• Zenda Jacks, “England’s sharpest rock girl”
• Bravo visits Oktoberfest 1975
• Meet the members of The Partridge Family
• All about the new film Jaws
• Bravo at the rodeo
• Greek singer Vicky Leandros: “My songs are my life”