Song of the day
He speaks of senseless things
"I’d like to believe that the insanity is because our family is all genius, but I’m afraid that’s not true. Some of them — a good many — are just nobodies." — David Bowie, 1976
Watch that man
David Bowie - Fame, Live at Glastonbury 2000 (Official Audio)
Ten key dates
- 8 January 1947: David Bowie is born
- 1 January 1967: his debut album is released
- 20 March 1970: David marries Angela Barnett
- 22 January 1972: 'I'm gay and always have been'
- 6 June 1972: Ziggy Stardust album released
- 3 July 1973: Bowie breaks up the band
- 8 January 2013: Where Are We Now? single released
- 24 April 1992: David marries Iman
- 7 December 2015: Bowie's final public appearance, at the Lazarus musical premiere
- 10 January 2016: David Bowie dies
Did you know?
David Bowie's 1996 single Telling Lies was the first downloadable single released by a major artist.
Album of the month
- My Tweets