- One of the new members this year is Jochen Michalak; new good friend at first, later energetic co-worker on the staff.
- In June, John's album "Dreamland Express" is released. The video belonging to the single "Don't Close Your Eyes Tonight" creates quite a stir especially in the USA, since it contains some "grown up" scenes. Actually pretty harmless, but some stations in the USA put the video on the index…
- Gudrun Macht strengthens the club staff from this Summer on.