David Bowie

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie Full Name: David Bowie [David Robert Jones]
Nationality: English

Profession: Singer-Songwriter
Why Famous: One of the most popular musicians for over five decades, he sold over 140 million records worldwide and was inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Born: January 8, 1947
Star Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom

Died: January 10, 2016 (aged 69)
Cause of Death: Cancer

Married Life

  • 1970-03-20 Singer David Bowie (23) weds model Angie Bowie (20) at Bromley Register Office in Beckenham Lane, London
  • 1980-02-08 Model Angie Bowie (30) divorces singer David Bowie (33) after 9 years of marriage
  • 1992-04-24 Rock star David Bowie (45) weds supermodel Iman (37) in Switzerland

Historical Events in the Life of David Bowie

  • 1964-06-05 Davie Jones & King Bees debut "I Can't Help Thinking About Me"; group disbands but Davie Jones goes on to success as David Bowie
  • 1966-01-14 David Bowie releases his 1st single "Can't Help Thinking About Me"
  • 1969-07-11 David Bowie releases the single "Space Oddity" 9 days before Apollo 11 lands on the moon
  • 1972-06-06 David Bowie releases "Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust"
  • 1972-09-28 David Bowie sells out his 1st show in NY Carnegie Hall
  • 1974-07-19 David Bowie's "Diamond Dog" tour ends in NYC
  • 1975-06-28 David Bowie releases "Fame"
  • 1975-09-20 David Bowie's "Fame," single goes #1 for 2 weeks
  • 1980-07-19 David Bowie appears in role of "Elephant Man" in Denver
  • 1983-05-21 David Bowie's "Let's "Dance" single goes #1
  • 1984-12-04 6th ACE Cable Awards: David Bowie: Serious Moonlight by Anthony Eaton and HBO
  • 2014-02-19 BRIT Awards: David Bowie, Ellie Goulding and Arctic Monkeys win