April 27: This day, that year in music history

Controversial British singer David Bowie was questioned and detained by customs officers on a prepare on the Russian/Polish border after books and mementoes on Nazis had been present in his baggage.

Bowie, who was as soon as seen performing a Nazi salute at London’s Victoria Station, claimed that the fabric was getting used as analysis for a film mission about Joseph Paul Goebbels, the German Nazi politician and Reich Minister of Propaganda of Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945.

He was launched with out cost.

Curiously in the course of the 70s, the singer was reportedly obsessive about Hitler and the Third Reich, and even created a persona describing himself as ‘The Thin White Duke’, a controversial determine identified for his pro-fascist statements.

‘The Krays’, a biographical crime drama movie based mostly on the lives and crimes of the British gangster twins Ronald and Reginald Kray, opened in London.

The movie starred the brand new wave band Spandau Ballet’s brothers Gary and Marti Kemp as Ronald and Kray.

The film went on to win the Best Movie Award on the Night Normal British Movie Awards that yr.

Scottish singer, recording artist, and actress Sheena Easton could also be finest identified for singing the title monitor of the twelfth James Bond film ‘For Your Eyes Only.’

Easton is the one artist who can really be seen performing in a Bond movie.

Blondie had been the primary option to carry out the theme track, however its lead vocalist Debbie Harry turned down the supply.

Easton was solely 22 years when she sang ‘For Your Eyes Only’, making her the youngest particular person ever to carry out a Bond track, a file that was solely damaged in 2020, when Billie Eilish,17, recorded the theme track for ‘No Time to Die’.

Easton, who received a Grammy for Best New Artist in 1981, was romantically linked to singer Prince, who wrote the hit ‘Sugar Walls’ for her, and to actor Don Johnston, after they appeared collectively within the hit TV present ‘Miami Vice’.

Nonetheless, Easton denied each these relationships.

Easton, who has received two Grammy Awards out of six nominations in her profession, lives in Henderson, Nevada.

Source: www.sociallykeeda.com

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