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David Bowie

Singer.

Born on January 8, 1947.
Died at the age of 69 on January 10, 2016.
Cause of Death: Liver cancer.

David Bowie
He has been dead for over 5 years.
If he was still alive today, he would be 74 years of age.

Who else died in 2016?
Famous people who died from cancer.

Which generation did David Bowie belong to?

David Bowie was a part of the Baby Boomer demographic cohort.

What was his real name?

His real name was David Robert Jones.

What was he known for?

He was an English singer is widely considered to be one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century. Up until his death in 2016, Bowie sold over 100 million records worldwide.

What were his nicknames?

His nicknames / aliases were: "Ziggy Stardust" and "Major Tom"

Which star sign was David Bowie?

David Bowie had the star sign Capricorn.

Life Path Number.

His Life Path Number was 3.

How tall was he?

David Bowie was around 5 ft 10 inches tall. In centimetres, his height was 178 cm.

Statistically speaking, this means that he was slightly taller than the average American male. However, he was not tall by conventional standards.

In other words, he didn't stand out as being particularly tall.

Timeline of events.

Dates and events that relate to David Bowie.

If David Bowie was still alive, how old would he be now?

If he was still alive today, he would be 74 years old.

What day of the week was he born on?

He was born on a Wednesday.

What day of the week did he die on?

He died on a Sunday.

When did he become famous?

Bowie started to become famous after he released the song "Space Oddity" on July 11, 1969. That was over 52 years ago. That was his first single to reach the top 5 of the UK Singles Chart.

How long ago did David Bowie die?

He died in January, 2016, which was over 5 years ago.

To put that into perspective.

  • A baby that was born on the same day that David Bowie died would be in kindergarten by now.
  • He was not alive to witness Donald Trump's shock election win in 2016.
  • Since his death, the United States has had two new presidents.
  • The United Kingdom has had two new Prime Ministers since he passed away.
  • Because he died in 2016, it means that he probably never heard of famous names such as Cardi B and Dua Lipa.

Was he a smoker?

Yes. Our records indicate that David Bowie was a smoker. However, we cannot say for certain whether or not he continued to smoke up until his death.

Other people who were born around January 8, 1947.

Celebrities and other notable figures who were born around the same time as David Bowie.

Jobriath

Musician. Deceased
Born on December 14th, 1946
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Steven Spielberg

Film director.
Born on December 18th, 1946
Star Sign: Sagittarius

John Spencer

Actor. Deceased
Born on December 20th, 1946
Star Sign: Sagittarius

Jimmy Buffett

Singer.
Born on December 25th, 1946
Star Sign: Capricorn

Farrah Fawcett

Actress. Deceased
Born on February 2nd, 1947
Star Sign: Aquarius

Greg Antonacci

Actor. Deceased
Born on February 2nd, 1947
Star Sign: Aquarius

Other people who died around January 10, 2016.

Celebrities and other notable figures who died around the same time as David Bowie.

Jonah Lomu

Rugby player. Deceased
Died on November 18th, 2015
Died at the age of 40
Star Sign: Taurus

Lemmy

English singer. Deceased
Died on December 28th, 2015
Died at the age of 70
Star Sign: Capricorn

Angela Raiola

Reality TV star. Deceased
Died on February 18th, 2016
Died at the age of 55
Star Sign: Cancer

Rob Ford

Canadian politician. Deceased
Died on March 22nd, 2016
Died at the age of 46
Star Sign: Gemini

Johan Cruyff

Dutch soccer player. Deceased
Died on March 24th, 2016
Died at the age of 68
Star Sign: Taurus

Chyna

Wrestler. Deceased
Died on April 17th, 2016
Died at the age of 46
Star Sign: Capricorn

Prince

Singer. Deceased
Died on April 21st, 2016
Died at the age of 57
Star Sign: Gemini

People who are the same height as David Bowie.

Celebrities and other notable figures who are exactly the same height as him.

River Phoenix

Actor. Deceased
Born on August 23rd, 1970
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Mason Mount

Soccer player.
Born on January 10th, 1999
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Chris Penn

Actor. Deceased
Born on October 10th, 1965
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Mike Posner

Singer.
Born on February 12th, 1988
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

Simon Pegg

Actor.
Born on February 14th, 1970
Height: 1.78m / 5 ft 10 inches

People who are taller than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly taller than him.

John Travolta

Actor.
Born on February 18th, 1954
Height: 1.81m / 5 ft 11 inches

Matthew McConaughey

Actor.
Born on November 4th, 1969
Height: 1.82m / 6 foot

Jules Bianchi

French race car driver. Deceased
Born on August 3rd, 1989
Height: 1.79m / 5 ft 10 inches

Neil Patrick Harris

Actor.
Born on June 15th, 1973
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Hank Williams

Singer. Deceased
Born on September 17th, 1923
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

Alec Baldwin

Actor.
Born on April 3rd, 1958
Height: 1.83m / 6 foot

People who are shorter than him.

Celebrities and other figures who are slightly shorter than him.

Bryce Hall

Social media personality.
Born on August 14th, 1999
Height: 1.76m / 5 ft 9 inches

Joaquin Phoenix

Actor.
Born on October 28th, 1974
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Lisa Kudrow

Actress.
Born on July 30th, 1963
Height: 1.73m / 5 ft 8 inches

Loren Gray

Internet personality.
Born on April 19th, 2002
Height: 1.72m / 5 ft 8 inches

Alissa Violet

American model.
Born on June 12th, 1996
Height: 1.75m / 5 ft 9 inches

Alice Cooper

Singer.
Born on January 4th, 1948
Height: 1.77m / 5 ft 10 inches

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