Elvis obit 1977

770901 Elvis Presley RIP

Elvis remembered two weeks after his death, in Bravo of 1 September 1977. “This is how Elvis ricked: With hips, heart and rough voice”. Rough voice???


Bravo 10 August 1978 (Elvis)

780810 Bravo cover (elvis)

Elvis Presley features on the cover of Bravo of 10 August 1978. This week 41 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• The first anniversary of Elvis’ death
• 80,000 fans at the Dylan concert in Nürnberg
• The world premiere of the Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band movie
• Bravo visits Terence Hill and Bud Spencer on set
• Babsi May, Girl of the Year 1978, meets John Travolta
• The story of The Rolling Stones
• Rosetta Stone Ian Mitchell’s affair with a German girl
• Interview with Schlager singer Jürgen Drews
• It could happen to you: Teenage girl raped on her way home

Bravo 31 Jan 1980 (Elvis)


Elvis Presley features on the cover of Bravo of 31 January 1980. That week 39 years years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• The best scenes from Elvis movies
• Actress Olivia Pascal in pics with autograph card (see Sunday’s post)
• Michael Douglas in The China Syndrom
• The Scorpions on tour in the US
• The rights of youths in West-Germany’s family law
• Introducing the Talking Heads (to come on Wednesday)
• Singer Howard Carpendale: “Five years ago I was at rock bottom”
• Sex-ed: When boys start to have sexual urges
• UK band Racey at home
• All about the film Amityville Horror
• The life of The Teens singer Robert