September 16, 2003, Release date for Reality album
The official US release date for Reality, Bowie's second album in the third millennium.
January 8, 2001, Bowie's 54th Birthday
Bowie turns 54 today, January 8, 2001.
September 25, 2000, Bowie At The Beeb Release
Official UK release date for Bowie At The Beeb - the 1968-1972 recording of Bowie at the BBC.
August 15, 2000, Alexandria Zahra Jones birth
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 17, 2000, Seven Release
Release of the Seven single, third (or fourth depending on which countries you count) from the hours album.
April 25, 2000, VH1 Welcomes Storytellers CD Release
The official release date of the VH1 Storytellers compilation, featuring Bowie in slot #1 with his 1999 rendition of China Girl
April 4, 2000, American Psycho soundtrack release
Official release date of American Psycho soundtrack, which includes a remix of Something In The Air
January 17, 2000, Survive European release
Survive, the second European single from the hours... album was released January 17, 2000 in France and other European countries.
January 8, 2000, Bowie's 53rd Birthday
David Bowie turns 53 today!
December 2, 1999, Oxford Street Virgin Megastore Signing
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 28, 1999, WB Radio Music Hall of Fame
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
October 14, 1999, The Pretty Things Are Going To Hell single release
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
October 14, 1999, Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres
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.
October 5, 1999, USA 'hours...' release
Official US release date for 'hours...' hardcopy album
October 4, 1999, UK 'hours...' Release
Official release date of 'hours...' in the UK and most of Europe
September 29, 1999, Hours Release in Japan
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.
September 28, 1999, US EMI back-catalogue release
EMI releases the remastered back-catalogue in the US
September 21, 1999, Internet 'hours...' Release
The 'hours...' album is released in its entirety via the Internet, using Liquid Audio for a secure digital music download.
September 20, 1999, UK Thursday's Child Single Release
Release of the first UK single from Bowie's 'hours...' album.
September 6, 1999, UK EMI remaster release
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 24, 1999, Stigmata Soundtrack release
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 8, 1999, Bowie awarded honorary doctorate
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 6, 1998, Red Hot & Rhapsody release
Release of the George Gershwin tribute album Red Hot & Rhapsody which includes Bowie singing A Foggy Day In London Town.
September 1, 1998, Official BowieNet Launch
The official opening of BowieNet, the David Bowie Internet Service.
February 12, 1997, Hollywood Walk of Fame Star
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 26, 1995, 1. Outside release
Bowie's 1995 album release 1. Outside is released September 26 in the U.S.
October 26, 1981, Under Pressure Release
The Queen/Bowie duet, Under Pressure was released today.
September 11, 1977, Recorded duet with Bing Crosby
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.
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 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 20, 1970, David's Marriage
David Bowie marries American Angela Barnett in a short civil ceremony.
January 8, 1947, Bowie's Birthday
Bowie is born today, January 8, 1947