They travelled in South Africa and even supported Engeleberrt Humperdinck.
In 1978 they had a small single hit called Spirit Body and Soul.
Howver 1979 saw the group explode internationally with the huge hit I Am In The Mood For Dancing. Bernie was on lead vocals and the single went gold by January 1980. The song was written by Ben Findon, Mike Myers and Bob Puzey.
The group had big chart hits in the 1980s and Bernie had a great acting career too. She presented many TV shows and was always on reality TV shows.
She died of breast cancer in July 2013.