One of the big blockbuster film releases of 1985 was ‘Rambo: First Blood Part II ‘ starring Sylvester Stallone as John Rambo, a troubled Vietnam War veteran who is skilled in many aspects of survival, weaponry, hand-to-hand combat and guerrilla warfare.
On 8th August 1985, the Star ran this feature:
How you became a RamBeau was to buy a t-shirt!
The logo detail on the tee shirt:
World featherweight boxing champion Barry McGuigan being duffed up by his two-year-old son Blain, in September 1985.
To capitalise on the Rambo/RamBeau mania , the character was even linked to the Star’s Bingo game:
A letter in the Daily Star in June 1993 again linking Beau with Stallone: