Bravo 5 Jan 1984 (Nena)

840105 Bravo Cover (Nena)

Nena features on the cover of Bravo of 5 January 1984. They were about to become world-famous with the hit “99 Red Balloons.

This week 37 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• Nena (the band) win the readers’ poll for most popular band (the runners-up to follow on posters on Tuesday and Wednesday)
• Spandau Ballet interviewed
• Irene Cara speaks about herself
• What Nena have in store for 1984
• Mark Hamill, the space super-hero
• Marilyn, the guy who drives everybody to despair
• A day in the life of Paul Young
• Bayern’s likeable Belgian goalie Jean-Marie Pfaff
• Introducing the band Break Dance
• Youths and suicide

Bravo 28 July 1983

830728 Bravo cover (Nena)

Nena on the cover of Bravo of 28 July 1983, as she was virtually every other week. This week 37 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• How “Every Breath You Take” saved Sting’s marriage to Trudie
• Win with DM1,000 with Kajagoogoo
• The stations of Nena’s breath-taking career
• Kim Wilde in focus
• Michael Jackson mini album (see tomorrow’s post)
• Mötley Crüe: They’re copying Kiss
• Robin Gibb in pictures, with autograph card
• Sex ed: “Nobody wants to go out with me”
• Thousands of readers want to help tormented lab animals

Bravo 20 June 1985

850620 Bravo cover (Nena)

Nena on the cover of Bravo of 20 June 1985. This week 35 years ago, Germany’s youth read about:

• How Bruce Springsteen married his Julie
• Profile on Duran Duran drummer Roger Taylor
• Falco back in the charts with “Rock Me Amadeus”
• Depeche Mode’s Dave Gahan: “I was in jail”
• How Foreigner members fight with one another
• Nena lost lost 5kg
• Saga in concert
• Nina Hagen’s crush on David Bowie
• Bravo visits David Cassidy in London
• All about The Breakfast Club movie
• 16-year-old tennis hopeful Steffi Graf at home
• Introducing French actress Sophie Marceau
• Beauty tips from Heather Locklear