David Bowie

  • Birth of a legend

    David Bowie was born on this date in history.
  • Space Oddity

    David Bowie released a song called "Space Oddity" which ended up reaching #5 on UK Charts and bringing his name into a major spotlight for the first time in his music career (Max Dax). David also re-released "Space Oddity" in the United States a few years later and that reached Top 40 status (Max Dax).
  • Sexuality Revealed

    David Bowie revealed to the public of his bisexuality. He did so through a magazine called "Melody Maker" in Britain (Dick Cavett Show). This was huge in Bowie's career especially because it was uncommon for a bisexual person to be in such a public light before him and this greatly influenced his life and the music industry (Dick Cavett Show).
  • Bowie goes for U.S. soil

    This date marked the first show David Bowie ever played in the United States. It was at the Cleveland Music Hall in Cleveland, Ohio (Max Dax). From here on, Bowie began his tours and began to sell out show after show.
  • The Man Who Fell to Earth

    David Bowie starred in a science fiction film called "The Man Who Fell to Earth." This was his first starring role as he played Thomas Jerome Newton. He actually ended up winning a Saturn Award for Best Actor (Max Dax) and from that point on he was known as an actor as well as a musical phenom.
  • Let's Dance goes BIG

    The single "Let's Dance" by David Bowie reaches the number one spot on both UK and U.S. Charts. This is when Bowie's career hit full spotlight.