Marilyn Monroe features on the cover of Bravo of 29 May 1980. Bravo was nothing if not retro. This week 37 years ago Germany’s youth read about:
• Bob Marley at home
• A guide to pop London.
• New band Dexys Midnight Runners
• Farrah Fawcett in sci-fi film Saturn 3
• Readers discuss: May German girls go out with foreigners (they may)
• Suzi Quatro’s German tour in half-full halls
• What is prostitution?
• The story of Fleetwood Mac
Marilyn Monroe is pictured on a poster in Bravo of 30 September 1976 to accompany the “real story” of her life. Previous Monroe posters on Bravoposters.
Marilyn Monroe on a supersized poster in Bravo of 6 August 1981, to coincide with the 29th anniversary of her death on 5 August. Monroe featured frequently on Bravo posters, some of which have appeared here.
The oldest poster on this site: Marilyn Monroe in a Bravo poster in August 1957, a year after the magazine first appeared.
Marilyn Monroe: Centrespread poster in Bravo 19 June 1975.
On 1 June that month Marilyn would have celebrated her 49th birthday.
Marilyn Monroe: Centrespread in Bravo of 4 August 1982.
The poster coincided with the 20th anniversary of Marilyn’s death on 5 August 1962.