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In Pics: Remembering Music Icon David Bowie on his 74th Birth Anniversary

Music | News18.com | January 8, 2021, 4:42 pm
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 Legendary British singer-songwriter would have celebrated his 74th birthday today. Unfortunately, he succumbed to cancer on Jan. 10, 2016, just two days after ringing in his 69th birthday. (Image: Instagram)
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Legendary British singer-songwriter would have celebrated his 74th birthday today. Unfortunately, he succumbed to cancer on Jan. 10, 2016, just two days after ringing in his 69th birthday. (Image: Instagram)

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 His debut album was called
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His debut album was called "David Bowie." It released on June 1, 1967. (Image: Instagram)

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 One of his most popular tracks is
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One of his most popular tracks is "Space Oddity." The song was about an astronaut and released during the time of man's first moon landing. (Image: Instagram)

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 Bowie is perhaps best known for
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Bowie is perhaps best known for "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders from Mars." It explored the themes of politics, drug use and sexual orientation. (Image: Instagram)

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 The music star also made several appearances in films. His big screen debut was in the sci-fi movie,
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The music star also made several appearances in films. His big screen debut was in the sci-fi movie, "The Man Who Fell to Earth." (Image: Instagram)

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 He made his Broadway debut in 1980. His first play was
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He made his Broadway debut in 1980. His first play was "The Elephant Man." (Image: Instagram)

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 The singer was married to supermodel Iman. (Image: Instagram)
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The singer was married to supermodel Iman. (Image: Instagram)

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 Bowie was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996. (Image: Instagram)
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Bowie was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1996. (Image: Instagram)

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 In 2006, he was honoured with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. (Image: Instagram)
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In 2006, he was honoured with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. (Image: Instagram)

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 In addition to his entertainment career, he was also involved in several charity events. (Image: Instagram)
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In addition to his entertainment career, he was also involved in several charity events. (Image: Instagram)

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 He released his last album,
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He released his last album, "Blackstar," on Jan. 8, 2016, to coincide with his 69th birthday. (Image: Instagram)

  • First Published: January 8, 2021, 4:42 pm

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