1983 – David Bowie was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Let’s Dance’, his third UK No.1.
1978 – David Bowie played the first of three nights on his Low / Heroes world tour at Earl’s Court in London, England.
1976 – David Bowie and Iggy Pop are busted for suspected marijuana possession in New York, but charges are later dropped.
1975 – David Bowie was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Space Oddity, the track was first released in 1969 to tie in with the Apollo 11 moon landing. Rick Wakeman (former keyboard player with Yes) provided synthesizer backing. Bowie would later revisit his Major Tom character in the songs ‘Ashes to Ashes’ and […]
1975 – David Bowie made his US TV debut performing ‘Fame’, on the Cher CBS-TV show.
1974 – David Bowie started a four-week run at the top of the UK charts with his third No.1 album ‘Diamond Dogs’.
1974 – David Bowie turned down an offer from the Gay Liberation group to compose ‘the world’s first Gay National Anthem.’
1973 – During his Ziggy Stardust world tour, David Bowie played the first of three sold out nights at Shinjuku Koseinenkin, Kaikan, Tokyo, Japan.