David Bowie Facts

Written by on January 8, 2018


8th Jan 1947, Born on this day, David Bowie English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, painter, and actor. His first UK Top 40 single was the 1969 ‘Space Oddity’ which became a UK No.1 in 1975, plus over 50 other UK Top 40 hits including five No.1’s. Bowie has also scored two US No.1 singles, the 1975 ‘Fame’ and 1983 ‘Let’s Dance’. His music and stagecraft significantly influencing popular music and during his lifetime, his record sales, estimated at 140 million worldwide, made him one of the world’s best-selling music artists. Bowie died from liver cancer at his New York home on 10 January 2016. What is your favourite David Bowie track? See our Bowie facts page here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/david_bowie_facts

David Bowie Facts

David Bowie died from liver cancer at his New York home two days after releasing the album Blackstar on his 69th birthday.


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