In the summer of 1974, in full riding high after winning the most famous musical film, Liza Minnelli revolutionized Costa for three days
Despite everything that has happened since then, the oldest of the place do not hesitate to ensure that the presence of Liza Minnelli in Marbella in the summer of 1974 was the event tied to the world's most important in the history of the city show. Saying that is like these days come and Marbella Beyoncé, Rihanna or Lady Gaga may not reach to understand the scope of that event.
Difficult to compare nearly 40 years later, but go back to the chronicles of those days can understand the uproar caused in Marbella in the early years of the 'jet' the presence of a woman who had just won the Oscar with Cabaret, possibly most celebrated musical history, and that for three days not only gave performances, but she was spotted playing golf in a flamenco dancing and enjoying the legendary Marbella 70s.
This visit is still remembered, not only by the ten million pesetas which, it is said, took the artist three days of performances, nor for the 5,000 it cost to attend the show with dinner at the club Torre del Duque beach and it cost only 1,600 with a drink, but above all for the promotional impact Marbella supposed to bring someone who at the time was the undisputed star of the show on the world scene.
Marbella, in newspapers
Behind this initiative was one of the greatest visionaries in the history of the Costa del Sol, José Banús, who never confess if the accounts came out with Liza Minnelli, convinced surely that was not making money as an art promoter but to put Marbella in newspapers worldwide.