Saturday, 29 June 2019

1967: Music: Belgian Single Charts 29/04/1967

N° 20
Eddy Wally with "Rode rozen"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Johnny Hoes
- Highest Position: N° 17
- Weeks in the charts: 8




N° 19
Petula Clark with "C'est ma chanson"
- Country: UK / France
- Music/Lyrics: Pierre Delanoë, Charles Chaplin
- Highest Position: N° 9
- Weeks in the charts: 10




N° 18
The Turtles with "Happy Together"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: Alan Gordon, Garry Bonner
- Highest Position: N° 8
- Weeks in the charts: 9




N° 17
De Heikrekels with "Waarom heb jij me laten staan?"
- Country: Netherlands
- Music/Lyrics: Wim van Gennip
- Highest Position: N° 14
- Weeks in the charts: 12



N° 16
Marva with "Een eiland in groen en blauw"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Rocco Granata, Phil Van Cauwenbergh
- Highest Position: N° 16
- Weeks in the charts: 4



N° 15
Jimmy Frey with "Ik geloof"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Bobbejaan Schoepen, Louis Baret
- Highest Position: N° 14
- Weeks in the charts: 8




N° 14
Nino Ferrer with "Le téléfon"
- Country: France
- Music/Lyrics: Nino Ferrer
- Highest Position: N° 7
- Weeks in the charts: 14




N° 13
Ronny Temmer with "De ranke roos"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Al Van Dam, Dick Emce
- Highest Position: N° 9
- Weeks in the charts: 10




N° 12
Adamo with "Inch' Allah"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Salvatore Adamo
- Highest Position: N° 4
- Weeks in the charts: 15




N° 11
The Beatles with "Penny Lane"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: John Lennon, Paul McCartney
- Highest Position: N° 4
- Weeks in the charts: 9




N° 10
Sonny & Cher with "The Beat Goes On"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: Sonny Bono
- Highest Position: N° 5
- Weeks in the charts: 11




N° 9
Michel Polnareff with "Ta, ta, ta, ta"
- Country: France
- Music/Lyrics: Michel Polnareff, Franck Gérald
- Highest Position: N° 7
- Weeks in the charts: 12




N° 8
Whistling Jack Smith with "I Was Kaiser Bill's Batman"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Roger Greenaway, Roger Cook
- Highest Position: N° 5
- Weeks in the charts: 11



N° 7
Louis Neefs with "Ik heb zorgen"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Phil Van Cauwenbergh, Paul Quintens
- Highest Position: N° 7
- Weeks in the charts: 10




N° 6
Will Tura with "De zigeuner"
- Country: Belgium
- Music/Lyrics: Nelly Byl, Jean Kluger
- Highest Position: N° 5
- Weeks in the charts: 15




N° 5
Sandie Shaw with "Puppet On A String"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Bill Martin, Phil Coulter
- Highest Position: N° 1
- Weeks in the charts: 16




N° 4
Tom Jones with "Detroit City"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Melvin Tillis, Danny Dill
- Highest Position: N° 3
- Weeks in the charts: 13




N° 3
Nancy & Frank Sinatra with "Somethin' Stupid"
- Country: USA
- Music/Lyrics: Carson Parks
- Highest Position: N° 2
- Weeks in the charts: 16



N° 2
Petula Clark with "This Is My Song"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Charles Chaplin
- Highest Position: N° 1
- Weeks in the charts: 18




N° 1
Engelbert Humperdinck with "Release Me"
- Country: UK
- Music/Lyrics: Robert Yount, Dub Williams, Eddie Miller, Robert Harris
- Highest Position: N° 1
- Weeks in the charts: 22


Thursday, 20 June 2019

1966, Film: “Le grand restaurant”

The French comedy film "Le Grand Restaurant" ("What's Cooking in Paris" (USA) / "The Big Restaurant" (UK)) was released on 7 September 1966 in France. The film, directed by Jacques Besnard, was written by Jean Halain and Louis de Funès. Main stars are Louis de Funès as Monsieur Septime and Bernard Blier as "Le commissaire divisionnaire". The music was composed by Jean Marion.

Synopsis
Monsieur Septime (Louis de Funès) rules his Paris restaurant "Chez Septime" with an iron fist, he treats his employees like children. One day, Novales (Folco Lulli), a South American president, disappears while dining in his restaurant…
Bernard Blier as Le commissaire divisionnaire and Louis de Funès as Monsieur Septime
Olivier De Funès as Marmiton Louis and Louis de Funès as Monsieur Septime
Louis de Funès as Monsieur Septime
Main cast
  • Louis de Funès as Monsieur Septime
  • Bernard Blier as Le commissaire divisionnaire
  • Noël Roquevert as Minister of the Interior
  • Folco Lulli as President Novalès
  • Maria-Rosa Rodriguez as Sophia
  • Venantino Venantini as Enrique
  • Paul Préboist as wine steward
  • Raoul Delfosse as Marcel
  • Max Montavon as violinist
  • Mathias Caccia as pianist
  • Pierre Tornade as maître d'hôtel
  • Maurice Risch as waiter
  • Jean Ozenne as second maître d'hôtel
  • Jacques Dynam as waiter
  • Guy Grosso as waiter
  • Michel Modo as Petit-Roger
  • Eugene Deckers as accomplice of Novalès
  • Juan Ramirez as general
Louis de Funès as Monsieur Septime, Venantino Venantini as Henrique,
Maria-Rosa Rodriguez as Sophia and Folco Lulli as Le président Novalès
Michel Modo as Petit Roger and Louis de Funès as Monsieur Septime
Louis de Funès as Monsieur Septime and Folco Lulli as President Novalès
Controversial scene
At a certain moment some customers, a Frenchman, Italian and German, ask Septime how he makes his mashed potatoes. A shadow is projected on Louis de Funès and he takes the pose and voice of Hitler.
Louis de Funès as Monsieur Septime
Cars
  • Citroën DS (Septime)
  • Triumph TR4 (Sophia)
  • Simca Vedette (Septime and Sophia)
  • Chevrolet Bel Air (The conspirators)

Trailer "Le grand restaurant" (France, 1966)

Friday, 14 June 2019

1965, Belgian Comics: PATS N° 128


On April 16, 1965 issue 128 of the youth magazine “PATS” (“De Vrolijke Kinderkrant”) (“The Cheerful Children's Newspaper”) is published in the Nieuwsblad / De Standaard. “PATS” was a weekly children's supplement with the Flemish daily newspapers “Het Nieuwsblad and “De Standaard”. It appeared from 1962 to February 27, 1974 under the name "Pats". In 1974 it was given the name “Patskrant” and in 1977 it was renamed as the “Stipkrant” until the magazine was finally closed in 2000.
PATS N° 128, April 16,1965
Comics
  • “PATS” by Willy Vandersteen
  • Karl May: “De Zilverbuks” (“The Silver Rifle”) by Studio Vandersteen
  • “Fideel de Fluwelen Ridder” (“Fideel the Velvet Knight”) by GoT (Gommaar Timmermans)
  • “Mieleke” by Jacques Acar and Hugo (Hugo de Reymaeker)
  • “De Familie Snoek” (“The Family Pike”) by Studio Vandersteen
  • “De tweehoofdige gevlekte filodendron” (“The two-headed spotted filodendron”) by GoT (Gommaar Timmermans)
  • “De derde man op de berg” (“The third man on the mountain”) (Walt Disney’s klassieke verhalen)
  • “De avonturen van Ray Blent” (“The Adventures of Ray Blent”) by Carl Ley (Karel Verleyen) and Hugo (Hugo de Reymaeker)
  • “De streken van Hippoliet” (“The pranks of Hippoliet”) by by Jacques Acar and Hugo (Hugo de Reymaeker)
"Pats" by Willy Vandersteen
Karl May: “De Zilverbuks” (“The Silver Rifle”) by Studio Vandersteen
“Fideel de Fluwelen Ridder” (“Fideel the Velvet Knight”) by GoT (Gommaar Timmermans)
“Mieleke” by Jacques Acar and Hugo (Hugo de Reymaeker)
“De Familie Snoek” (“The Family Pike”) by Studio Vandersteen
“De tweehoofdige gevlekte filodendron” (“The two-headed spotted filodendron”)
by GoT (Gommaar Timmermans)
“De derde man op de berg” (“The third man on the mountain”) (Walt Disney classics)
“De avonturen van Ray Blent” (“The Adventures of Ray Blent”)
by Carl Ley (Karel Verleyen) and Hugo (Hugo de Reymaeker)
“De streken van Hippoliet” (“The pranks of Hippoliet”)
by by Jacques Acar and Hugo (Hugo de Reymaeker)
Cartoons
  • “Katoke” by W. Peleman (Wies Peleman)
  • “Atletiek” (“Athletics”) by Titte
  • “Directeur” (“Manager”) by W. Pelemans (Wies Peleman)
  • “Aiiiiii!” By W. Peleman (Wies Peleman)
“Katoke” by W. Peleman (Wies Peleman)
“Atletiek” (“Athletics”) by Titte
“Directeur” (“Manager”) by W. Pelemans (Wies Peleman)
“Aiiiiii!” By W. Peleman (Wies Peleman)
Short stories
  • “De baard van de Koning” (“The beard of the King”) by Cyriel Verleyen
  • “De kleine antenne” (“The small antenna”) by Andoes
  • “Rapportendag” (“Reports day”) by unknown
  • “Kabouter Kwak” (“Kobold Kwak”) by unknown
  • “Van een goedhartig Paasklokje” (“From a kind-hearted Easter bell”) by Maurits Huybrechts
  • “Blind” by Carl Darte (Karel Verleyen)
Weekly section
  • “Een briefje van Pats” (“A note from Pats”) by Pats
  • “Uit het dagboek van Pietje Pennewip” (“From the diary of Pietje Pennewip”) by P.P.
  • “Hier spreekt Tim Trotter” (“Tim Trotter is speaking here”) by Timmetje
“Een briefje van Pats” (“A note from Pats”) by Pats
“Uit het dagboek van Pietje Pennewip” (“From the diary of Pietje Pennewip”) by P.P.
“Hier spreekt Tim Trotter” (“Tim Trotter is speaking here”) by Timmetje
Submissions
  • Drawing by Lieve De Koninck
  • Drawing by Robert Akkermans
  • “Mijn katten” (“My cats”) by Anni Sabbe
  • “Gelukkig maar een droom” (“Fortunately only a dream”) by Anne Hoste
  • “Mijn katje” (“My kitten”) by Marie-Josee Peeters
  • “Raadsels” (“Riddles”) by Sonja Desodt

Wednesday, 5 June 2019

1964, Designs: cars, furniture, electronics, clothes

Renault R8 Coupe Concept
- Designed by Filippo Sapinoat at Ghia, Turin, Italy, 1964
- Produced by Ghia, Turin, Italy
- Based on the Renault R8
Renault R8 Coupe Concept (Ghia)
Renault R8 Coupe Concept (Ghia)
Renault R8 Coupe Concept interior (Ghia)
Hillman Zimp Concept
- Designed and built by Zagato, Milan, Italy, 1964.
- Based on the Hillman Imp
Hillman Zimp Concept (Zagato)
Hillman Zimp Concept (Zagato)
Hillman Zimp Concept (Zagato)
The Woolmark logo
- Design by Francesco Saroglia, Italy, 1964
The Woolmark logo
Armchair Matura
- Design by Carl Auböck (Vienna, Austria)
- Produced by COR, Rheda-Wiedenbrück, West Germany,1964
Armchair Matura
Armchair Matura
Phono fv 1016 portable record player
- Design by Marco Zanuso (Milan, Italy)
- Manufactered by Brionvega, Milan, Italy, 1964
Phono fv 1016 portable record player
Phono fv 1016 portable record player
TV Times UK Covers
Katharine Blake Cover, January 12-19, 1964
Donald Sinden Cover, April 12-18, 1964
Cliff Richard Cover, June 28 - July 4, 1964
Andrew Faulds, Michael Atkinson, Ann Morrisn Cover, May 17-23, 1964
Patricia Phoenix Cover, November 7-13, 1964
David Collings Cover, November 14-20, 1964