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Important Dates in Bowie History

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Dates September 16, 2003, Release date for Reality album new Link
The official US release date for Reality, Bowie's second album in the third millennium.


January, 2001

Dates January 8, 2001, Bowie's 54th Birthday new Link
Bowie turns 54 today, January 8, 2001.

September, 2000

Dates September 25, 2000, Bowie At The Beeb Release new Link
Official UK release date for Bowie At The Beeb - the 1968-1972 recording of Bowie at the BBC.

August, 2000

Dates August 15, 2000, Alexandria Zahra Jones birth new Link
David and Iman's first child together, daughter Alexandria Zahra Jones was born at 5:06 a.m. on August 15, 2000. Bowie was present at the birth and cut the umbilical cord.

July, 2000

Dates July 17, 2000, Seven Release new Link
Release of the Seven single, third (or fourth depending on which countries you count) from the hours album.

April, 2000

Dates April 25, 2000, VH1 Welcomes Storytellers CD Release new Link
The official release date of the VH1 Storytellers compilation, featuring Bowie in slot #1 with his 1999 rendition of China Girl

Dates April 4, 2000, American Psycho soundtrack release new Link
Official release date of American Psycho soundtrack, which includes a remix of Something In The Air

January, 2000

Dates January 17, 2000, Survive European release new Link
Survive, the second European single from the hours... album was released January 17, 2000 in France and other European countries.

Dates January 8, 2000, Bowie's 53rd Birthday new 
David Bowie turns 53 today!

December, 1999

Dates December 2, 1999, Oxford Street Virgin Megastore Signing new Link
Bowie was at the Virgin Megastore on Oxford Street from 4 p.m. to meet/greet and sign for fans. The show at the London Astoria will be later that afternoon.

October, 1999

Dates October 28, 1999, WB Radio Music Hall of Fame new Link
Bowie was inducted with the first ever "Legend" award into the WB Radio Music Awards Hall of Fame at a concert/ceremony in Las Vegas

Dates October 14, 1999, The Pretty Things Are Going To Hell single release new Link
The Pretty Things Are Going To Hell single is released in Japan, the first country to get that song as a single off the 'hours...' album

Dates October 14, 1999, Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres new Link
Bowie was awarded the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres medal by French cultural minister Catherine Trautman at the Pavillon Gabriel. It is a very rare award for non-French natives to earn.

Dates October 5, 1999, USA 'hours...' release new Link
Official US release date for 'hours...' hardcopy album

Dates October 4, 1999, UK 'hours...' Release new Link
Official release date of 'hours...' in the UK and most of Europe

September, 1999

Dates September 29, 1999, Hours Release in Japan new Link
Japanese fans get the first hardcopy release of 'hours...' with the release date of September 29. Also released at the same time is The Pretty Things Are Going To Hell single.

Dates September 28, 1999, US EMI back-catalogue release new 
EMI releases the remastered back-catalogue in the US

Dates September 21, 1999, Internet 'hours...' Release new Link
The 'hours...' album is released in its entirety via the Internet, using Liquid Audio for a secure digital music download.

Dates September 20, 1999, UK Thursday's Child Single Release new Link
Release of the first UK single from Bowie's 'hours...' album.

Dates September 6, 1999, UK EMI remaster release new 
Release of the first set of EMI remastered CDs in Bowie's back catalogue. Each is digitally remastered at Abbey Road Studios from the original analogue masters, and includes full liner notes, pictures and lyrics. The first eight released on September 6 will be Space Oddity, The Man Who Sold The World, Hunky Dory, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, Aladdin Sane, Pin Ups, Diamond Dogs and Young Americans

August, 1999

Dates August 24, 1999, Stigmata Soundtrack release new Link
Soundtrack to the film Stigmata released August 24 in the US. Features Bowie's The Pretty Things Are Going To Hell, his first new composition in over two years.

May, 1999

Dates May 8, 1999, Bowie awarded honorary doctorate new Link
David Robert Jones became Dr. David Bowie with the award of an honorary doctorate from the Berklee College of Music. Bowie was also the principal speaker at the 1999 Berklee commencement ceremony.

October, 1998

Online October 6, 1998, Red Hot & Rhapsody release Link
Release of the George Gershwin tribute album Red Hot & Rhapsody which includes Bowie singing A Foggy Day In London Town.

September, 1998

Online September 1, 1998, Official BowieNet Launch Link
The official opening of BowieNet, the David Bowie Internet Service.

February, 1997

Dates February 12, 1997, Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Link
Bowie was recognised for his contribution to the entertainment industry with a "star" on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The star is located outside the Hollywood Galaxy Theatre.

September, 1995

Online September 26, 1995, 1. Outside release Link
Bowie's 1995 album release 1. Outside is released September 26 in the U.S.

October, 1981

Online October 26, 1981, Under Pressure Release Link
The Queen/Bowie duet, Under Pressure was released today.

September, 1977

Dates September 11, 1977, Recorded duet with Bing Crosby Link
Bowie recorded the famous Peace On Earth/Little Drummer Boy duet with Bing Crosby on this date for Crosby's Christmas show. Crosby would die a month later before the xmas show aired.

Dates September 9, 1977, TV recording with Marc Bolan 
Bowie recorded a slot for Marc Bolan's TV show, performing several songs including Bolan's Madman. Bolan would die eight days later in a car accident.

March, 1976

Dates March 21, 1976, Bowie and Iggy Pop arrested 
David Bowie and Iggy Pop were arrested in the early hours of the morning at New York's Rochester hotel on charges of marijuana possession. The charges were later dropped.

March, 1970

Dates March 20, 1970, David's Marriage 
David Bowie marries American Angela Barnett in a short civil ceremony.

January, 1947

Online January 8, 1947, Bowie's Birthday 
Bowie is born today, January 8, 1947

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