2012 – David Bowie(Ziggy Stardust)is being commemorated on Heddon Street on This Day in Rock Music History! Heddon is London’s trendiest shopping district. It will celebrate the 40th Anniversary Ziggy’s album “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars” by placing a plaque to commemorate the street corner used in the […]
2004 – Mark Purseglove known as the world’s ‘biggest bootlegger’ was sentenced to 3 years 6 months jail by Blackfriars Crown Court. Purseglove had built up a £15 million pirate CD empire by bootlegging live concerts of some of the world’s biggest stars including The Beatles, David Bowie and Pink Floyd.
2000 -David Bowie announces that his wife, Iman, is pregnant with his baby. Back in the ’70s, he named his son Zowie.
1999 – Rolling Stone Radio Show airs for the first time with David Bowie on This Day in Rock Music History! David Bowie chose his favorite songs introducing each track with his own style.
1997 – David Bowie launched his BowieNet on the Internet. http://www.davidbowie.com/
1997 – ‘Perfect Day’ performed by various artists including Elton John, Bono, Tom Jones & David Bowie went to No.1 on the UK singles chart. Originally written and recorded in 1973 by Lou Reed, this new collaboration of 29 major artists was a fund raiser for the BBC Children In Need charity.
1987 – David Bowie played the first of two nights at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California on the North American leg of The Glass Spider Tour.
1987 – David Bowie played a concert in West Berlin in front of the Reichstag with the speakers pointing towards the nearby Berlin Wall where thousands of young East Berliners stood and listened.
1983 – David Bowie appeared at The Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, on his Serious Moonlight tour.
1983 – David Bowie started a three week run at No.1 on the UK album chart with the Nile Rodgers produced ‘Let’s Dance’, featuring the title track which made No. 1 on the US and UK singles chart and ‘China Girl.’
1983 – David Bowie: Let’s Dance UK 45 is no. 1 chart topper.
1983 – David Bowie was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Let’s Dance’, his third UK No.1.