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Ultimate David Bowie Quiz (RIP 1947-2016)

His music, films and personal life.
Quiz by willjacks
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Last updated: February 26, 2016
First submittedJanuary 15, 2016
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An inspiration to many, a pioneer and a maverick.
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His real name.
David Jones
Song which features lyric: "Ground control to Major Tom."
Space Oddity
Song famously covered by Nirvana in 1993, originally released in 1970.
The Man Who Sold the World
Album that features the songs "Changes" and "Life on Mars" (1971).
Hunky Dory
His most famous onstage persona; "The Rise and Fall of ___ _____ and the Spiders from Mars" (1972).
Ziggy Stardust
Song which features lyric: "He'd like to come and meet us but he thinks he'd blow our minds."
Starman
Name of first wife (married 1970-80).
Angie Bowie
Name of second wife (married 1992-his death 2016).
Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid
Album from 1973: "Aladdin ___".
Sane
Album from 1973 consisting of cover songs.
Pin Ups
Famous book that was the inspiration for the album "Diamond Dogs" (1974).
1984
Term that Bowie coined characterising the sound of his album "Young Americans" (1975).
Plastic Soul
One of his personas that was mentioned in the album "Station to Station" (1976).
The Thin White Duke
Name of the 1976 film in which he plays an alien who crash lands on Earth.
The Man Who Fell to Earth
Frequent collaborator on the "Berlin Trilogy" of albums from 1977-79, also an ex-member of the band "Roxy Music".
Brian Eno
First album of the Berlin trilogy.
Low
Second album of the Berlin trilogy.
"Heroes"
Final album of the Berlin trilogy.
Lodger
Single featured on the "Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)" album that has the b-side "Move On" (1980).
Ashes to Ashes
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Broadway play that he had the main part of for a 3 month period.
The Elephant Man
Massive 80s hit with Queen (1981).
Under Pressure
His best selling album.
Let's Dance
Name of the character he played in the film "Merry Christmas, Mr Lawrence" (1983).
Major Celliers
Album that features the hit "Blue Jean" (1984).
Tonight
Massive 80s hit with Mick Jagger (1985).
Dancing in the Street
Name of the film in which he plays the character "Jareth the Goblin King" (1986).
Labyrinth
Name of the theatrical tour that followed the album "Never Let Me Down" (1987).
The Glass Spider Tour
Hard rock band formed in 1988 with him as the lead singer.
Tin Machine
Name of his comeback solo album: "Black Tie ___ ____" (1993).
White Noise
Band that was infamously featured in the "Outside Tour" of 1995.
Nine Inch Nails
Name of his internet service provider launched in 1996.
BowieNet
Name of the album that featured Pete Townshend from The Who, Dave Grohl from Foo Fighters and Tony Levin from King Crimson (2002).
Heathen
Album that was released online without his PR knowing (2013).
The Next Day
Name of his son that directed the films "Moon" (2009) and "Source Code" (2011).
Duncan Jones
Song that features the lyric: "Look up here, I'm in heaven" (2016).
Lazarus
Name of his final album.
Blackstar
The year he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
1996
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