1. Disco queen Donna Summer, whose pulsing anthems such as “I Feel Love,” “Love to Love You Baby” and “Bad Girls” became the soundtrack for a glittery age of sex, drugs, dance and flashy clothes, has died. She was 63.
2. LaDonna Adrian Gaines was born on 31 December 1948 in Boston, Massachusetts. She moved to Germany in the late 60s and changed her name when she divorced Austrian actor Helmuth Sommer, anglicising his surname.
3. Her breakthrough album, Love to Love You Baby, containing a 17-minute version of the title track, was released in 1975
4. 1976: Donna Summer is pictured while on a trip to London
5. 1978: Donna Summer appears in the film Thank God It’s Friday