When David Bowie died in early 2016, we were not surprised to read a tweet from the German Foreign Office mentioning how he helped bring down the Berlin Wall. We read it and started looking for a David Bowie Berlin Concert to see him in action. One of the first items we found was the Glass Spider Tour of 1987 that became legendary for many reasons. Some say it was the worst tour Bowie ever did. Below we’re going to explain to you this concert in Berlin.
If you go back to Fotostrasse archives you’ll see that we love to see old videos of Berlin. This short one from Berlin in 1936 is no exception since it shows how beautiful the city used to be and focus on the changes that were happening to the German capital during the time it was governed by the Nazi party.
After the First World War, Berlin had this moment of glory during the twenties. Those years were so important to the city that some people call it The Golden Twenties and they are right when it comes to the name. Because of all of this, this video from the Summer of 1929 in Berlin is a special one.
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This was Berlin in 1900. More than a hundred years ago and before the war, before the wall, before the nazis, before the communists, before East and west, before the hipsters and the döner. In other words, before, it was fantastic. In this video of Berlin, you can look at how this unique city used to look.
Check out the architecture and how different it was! It’s crazy to see how different the city looks nowadays. It is so diverse that it might be challenging to recognize most of the buildings and places you can see in the video below.
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