WHAT’S GOING ON IN 1976?
IN THE NEWS
West Germany holds elections, with Helmut Schmidt hanging on as Chancellor. Niki Lauda suffers terrible injuries in a fiery crash, while Bayern Munich win the European Cup and Franz Beckenbauer is European Footballer of the Year.
IN THE CHARTS
Germany didn’t win everything this year – The Brotherhood of Man won the Eurovision Song Contest with Save Your Kisses For Me, which spent an exhausting six weeks at Number 1.
AT THE FLICKS
To the Devil…a Daughter is a flawed horror that tries to move on from Hammer’s glory days, while Robin and Marian is a late-life imagining of the heroic bowman’s grey-haired return from the Crusades.