The cover stories were mostly the expected Shaun Cassidy, Leif Garrett, and John Travolta, but there were some surprises.Who was this Tashunke, the young, buffed, shirtless friend of the Indian Winnetou? Some digging (and careful translation) revealed a miniseries, Mein Freund Winnetou (1980), and a series of novels by Karl May about homoerotic "blood brothers" in the Old West.
Medieval hero Siegfried fighting the dragon (we watched the 1966 movie in German class).
Roy Black was a schlager singer, specializing in soft, sentimental ballads, like Heintje. He also starred in some lighthearted anti-establishment comedies, such as Always Trouble with the Teachers (1968) and Our Doctor is the Best (1970).
Hans Jurgen Baumler was an Olympic silver-medalist in figure skating. He also recorded some schlager songs and appeared on tv, notably on the bulge-heavy Salto Mortale (1969-72), about a family of trapeze artists.
In my junior year, I got Death in Venice.