Big Elvis on the cover of Bravo of 5 October 1978. This week 40 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:
• Presley’s private secretary Becky Yancey: “Elvis had magical powers”.
• All about Battlestar Galactica
• Dee Dee Ramone’s return home to Berlin
• Clout: “The five rock girls from South Africa”
• Thin Lizzy in concert in London
• Two rising football stars (see below)
• Focus on new wave band Japan
• Jörg Treptow: The boss of The Teens
• Actor Lex Barker remembered
• Singer Ireen Sheer: “I was a beauty queen at 17”
• Tragedy of four teens killed in a car crash on way home from holiday
• The life of a F1 mechanic (it’s not glamorous)
• The Motors: “For Brits give gas”
• Actress Olivia Pascal’s lifestory
Bravo’s insightful article on Dortmund goalie Eike Immel and future Germany legend Pierre Littbarski of 1. Fc Köln, both still only 18 then.