Sunday, 19 November 2017

1968, Music: Belgian Single Charts 17/02/1968 (BRT, Radio 2)

N° 20
 Will Tura with "Arme Joe"

- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Will Tura, van Aleda, Nelly Byl
- Highest Position: N° 2
- Weeks in the charts: 14

N° 19
James Royal with "Call My Name"

- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Ralph Murphy, Jack Klaeysen
- Highest Position: N° 19
- Weeks in the charts: 1

N° 18
Roland W. with "Monja"

- Country: Germany
- Music/Lyrics: Dal Finado, Gerhard Jäger
- Highest Position: N° 11
- Weeks in the charts: 11

N° 17
Georgie Fame with "The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde"

- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Peter Callander, Mitch Murray
- Highest Position: N° 4
- Weeks in the charts: 6
N° 16
The Moody Blues with "Nights In White Satin"

- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Justin Hayward
- Highest Position: N° 6
- Weeks in the charts: 9
N° 15
Billy Joe Royal with "Hush"

- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: Joe South
- Highest Position: N° 11
- Weeks in the charts: 7

N° 14
Bee Gees with "World"

- Country: UK / Australia
- Music/Lyrics: Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, Maurice Gibb
- Highest Position: N° 7
- Weeks in the charts: 9

N° 13
The Rolling Stones with "She's A Rainbow"

- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
- Highest Position: N° 13
- Weeks in the charts: 7
N° 12
Marva with "Laat ons goede vrienden zijn"

- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Rocco Granata, Ke Riema
- Highest Position: N° 10
- Weeks in the charts: 13
- Video Clip: no clip available
N° 11
Marc Dex with "La, la, la lai (Gezondheid)"

- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Karel Van Herck, Louis Van Rijmenant, Jaak Horckmans
- Highest Position: N° 9
- Weeks in the charts: 6
N° 10
Jess & James With The J. J. Band with "Move"

- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Ralph Benatar, Tony Lam, Wando Lam, Glen Powell
- Highest Position: N° 6
- Weeks in the charts: 10
N° 9
Marc Aryan with "N°1 au hit-parade"

- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Marc Aryan
- Highest Position: N° 7
- Weeks in the charts: 10

N° 8
Cliff Richard with "All My Love"

- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Peter Callander, Federico Arduini
- Highest Position: N° 3
- Weeks in the charts: 12

N° 7
Tom Jones with "I'm Coming Home"

- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Les Reed, Barry Mason
- Highest Position: N° 1
- Weeks in the charts: 16

N° 6
Les Sunlights with "Les roses blanches"

- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Léon Raiter, Charles Pothier
- Highest Position: N° 5
- Weeks in the charts: 13

N° 5
The Equals with "Baby, Come Back"

- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Eddy Grant
- Highest Position: N° 1
- Weeks in the charts: 15

N° 4
Marc Dex with "O, clown!"

- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Marc Dex, Karel Van Herck, Louis Van Rijmenant
- Highest Position: N° 4
- Weeks in the charts: 12

N° 3
Brian with "Give And Take"

- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: James Chambers
- Highest Position: N° 3
- Weeks in the charts: 15

N° 2
John Fred & His Playboy Band with "Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)"

- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: John Fred, Andrew Bernard
- Highest Position: N° 1
- Weeks in the charts: 10

Saturday, 11 November 2017

1967, Designs: cars, furniture, electronics, clothes

Pininfarina BMC-1800 Berlina-Aerodinamica concept
- Design by Paolo Martin for Pininfarina, Cambiano, Italy, 1967.
- Built by Pininfarina, Cambiano, Italy, 1967.
- Unveiled at the Turin Motor Show, 1967.
- Based on the BMC 1800 (UK, Austin, Morris, Wolseley) (ADO17).
Pininfarina BMC-1800 Berlina-Aerodinamica
Pininfarina BMC-1800 Berlina-Aerodinamica at the Turin Motor Show
Pininfarina BMC-1800 Berlina-Aerodinamica
Mohs Ostentatienne Opera Sedan concept
- Design by Bruce Baldwin Mohs, Madison, Wisconsin, USA, 1967.
- Built by Mohs Seaplane Corporation, Madison, Wisconsin, USA, 1967.
- Engine: International Harvester.
Mohs Ostentatienne Opera Sedan
Mohs Ostentatienne Opera Sedan
Mohs Ostentatienne Opera Sedan Advert
Mohs Ostentatienne Opera Sedan Advert
Girard Group airport lounge furniture
- Design by Alexander Girard and produced by Herman Miller for Braniff International Airways, Dallas, Texas, U.S 1967.
Girard Group airport lounge furniture
Girard Group airport lounge furniture
Teppaz Tourist portable record player
- Four speed record player with built-in amplifier and speaker, Teppaz, Lyon, France, 1967.
Teppaz Tourist portable record player
Teppaz Tourist portable record player
Timor Perpetual Calendar
Design by Enzo Mari for Danese, Milan, Italy, 1967.
Timor Perpetual Calendar
Timor Perpetual Calendar
Plastic ankle boots
- Design by Mary Quant, London, UK, 1967.
- The heels were moulded with Mary Quant’s signature daisy motif.
Plastic ankle boots by Mary Quant
Ford of England adverts 1967
Ford Anglia (105E), UK
Ford Corsair 2000E, UK
Ford Cortina (Mk II), Australia
Ford Cortina (Mk II), Australia
Ford Cortina (Mk II), Canada
Fashion, “La rue Courrèges”, Marie Claire (France) September 1967
"La rue Courrèges"
"La rue Courrèges"

Monday, 6 November 2017

1966, Television: T.H.E. Cat

On September 16, 1966, the American crime series "T.H.E. Cat" premieres on NBC. The series was created by Harry Julian Fink and produced by Boris Sagal. The title role, Thomas Hewitt Edward Cat, was played by Robert Loggia. The title music was written by Lalo Schifrin. "T.H.E. Cat" was produced for only one season with a total of 26 filmed episodes.

Synopsis
Thomas Hewitt Edward Cat, a former circus acrobat and jewel thief is now a professional bodyguard. He operates from the "Casa Del Gato" ("House Of The Cat") in San Francisco, which he partly owns...

Robert Loggia as Thomas Hewitt Edward Cat
Robert Carricart as Pepe Cordoza
Main Cast
  • Robert Loggia as Thomas Hewitt Edward Cat
  • Robert Carricart as Pepe Cordoza
  • R.G. Armstrong as Police Capt. McAllister 
Robert Loggia as Thomas Hewitt Edward Cat

T.H.E. Cat Opening Credits

Thursday, 2 November 2017

1965, Belgian Comics: "Kari Lente", "De wolf van Boseind"

In 1965 the first "Kari Lente lost het op" (“Kari Spring will solve it”) album "De wolf van Boseind" (“The Wolf of Boseind”) is published by “NV Standaard Boekhandel”. The story first appeared in the Flemish newspaper "Gazet van Antwerpen" in 1960. The series "Kari Lente", initially titled "Kari Lente lost het op", was created by Bob Mau (1926 - 2006) in 1962. The main character of the comic is the journalist Kari Lente (Kari Spring), along with her faithful little cat Titus and fellow journalist Bikkel. The somewhat frumpy detective Sus Pens, the strange creature Slurfie and the awkward professor Knitsel were added later.

"De wolf van Boseind"
  • brown/blue
  • never published in English
  • story and drawings by Bob Mau
Sus Pens, Bikkel, Kari Lente and Titus
Sus Pens, Bikkel, Kobe Van Streek and Kari Lente
Synopsis
A tree falls on the chalet of Sus Pens in Boseind. When Kari, Bikkel and Sus arrive in Boseind they are confronted with some strange werewolf events and stories...
Kari Lente, Bikkel, Sus Pens, Kobe and boswachter
Jonas and Kasteelheer ("Lord of Castle")
Main characters
Kari Lente, Bikkel, Titus, Sus Pens, Sus Pens Mother, Kobe Van Streek, Kobe's Mother, Mieke Kandy, boswachter, Jonas, Kasteelheer ("Lord of Castle").
Kobe, Kobe's Mother and Kari Lente
Sus Pense's Mother
Mieke Candy, boswachter and Kari Lente
Cars
  • MG A
  • Sus Pens oldtimer (probably Ford or Citroën)
  • Opel Rekord P2
MG A
Sus Pens oldtimer (probably Ford or Citroën)
Opel Rekord P2