Bravo 10 May 1979 (Blondie)

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Debbie Harry features on the cover of Bravo of 10 May 1979. That week 38 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• ABBA’s Björn and Agnetha deny rumours of affairs after their divorce
• How Leslie McKeown got beaten up by his fellow Bay City Rollers
• The life of Liz Taylor (“She was the world’s most beautiful woman”)
• Introducing French pianist Richard Clayderman
• The story of a teenage heroin addict
• Eurovision Song Contest winners Milk & Honey from Israel
• Dire Straits on their Germany tour
• Schlager singer Juliane Werding’s trip to India in text and pics

Bravo 20 April 1981

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Actress Natja Brunckhorst as heroin addict “Christiane F” on the cover of Bravo of 30 April 1981. This week 36 years ago Germany’s youth read about:

• Youths’ views for and against the Christiane F movie, Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo
• Crazy scenes on the spot of John Lennon’s murder

• A Bravo reader’s visit to Olivia Newton-John
• Rock groups Slade, April Wine and Krokus on their Germany tours
• Toyah: “Britain’s most colourful rock lady”
• The story of “wild rocker” Jerry Lee Lewis
• The world-record holder in Rubric’s Cube (it is, as you knew, Jury Fröschl from Munich)

Bravo 24 April 1975

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Shaun Cassidy features on the cover of Bravo 24 April 1975. That week 42 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• Bravo’s exclusive interview with John Lennon
• Shaun Cassidy’s private life
• West Germany’s football captain Franz Beckenbauer
• Barbra Streisand’s new film, Funny Girl sequel Funny Lady
• The premiere of The Who’s rock opera Tommy
• All about “Kojak” Telly Savalas
• Suzi Quatro in pictures
• Everything you need to know about the Bay City Rollers

Bravo 15 April 1982

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Shakin’ Stevens features on the cover of Bravo of 15 April 1982. This week 35 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• How Joan Jett got to #1 with “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll”
• Barclay James Harvest’s coming Germany tour
• Victoria Principal at home
• Focus on German new wave bands Extrabreit and Hubert Kah
• Profile on Altered Images singer Clare Grogan
• The new Luis Funes movie

Bravo 13 April 1978 (Elvis)

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A very unflattering picture of Elvis features on the cover of Bravo of 13 April 1978. What were they thinking?

This week 39 years ago Germany’s youth read about:
• Bravo’s visit to Elvis’ grave
• A film about the mysterious life of Amanda Lear
• How Star Wars made a star of young(ish) Harrison Ford
• All about Vader Abraham and his Smurfs
• The Ramones member from Berlin
• Uriah Heep’s Germany tour
• David Cassidy mourns the death of his dog (which had appeared in many publicity shots of him)