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The Hunger On Tnt

on January 12, 1999

The classic horror film "The Hunger" airs on TNT (Brazil) January 23, 1999, 00:35.

Synopsis:Miriam and John Blaylock are young, beautiful... and hungry. An eternal couple, sensual and irresistible. CATHERINE DENEUVE is Miriam, the icy beauty whose mystery was born in the waters of ancient Egypt. The legendary rock star DAVID BOWIE is John, her lover through the centuries, a man who shares Miriam's secrets until he inexplicably begins aging at an accelerated pace.

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The Big Issue

on January 11, 1999

The Big Issue: David Bowie grabs the front cover of the UK's The Big Issue (January 11-17th issue). The article called "Starman lost in Cyberspace" details the launch of BowieNet in the UK. On newsstands now.

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Lodger Symphony On The Horizon

on January 11, 1999

In a recent interview in The Boston Phoenix (January 7th-14th), composer Philip Glass mentions that he and David Bowie will collaborate on a reworking of Lodger in the near future, completing the Bowie trilogy. The "Low Symphony" and "Heroes Symphony" were released by Point Music. Check out the interview at:http://bostonphoenix.com.

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Starman File Now Available

on January 10, 1999

Back in November, Dar Williams hosted a "People's Choice" contest where her listeners choose a song that they wanted Dar to cover. The overwhelming winner was David Bowie's Starman. The song was recorded and is available for FREE download at http://www.razorandtie.com/spotlight.html. "Starman" beat out its opponents with 41% of the vote. Other songs on the ballot were: Let's Get Lost - Chet Baker (2%)At Last - Etta James (5%)Party Girl - Elvis Costello (15%)Starman - David Bowie (41%)Perfect Day - Lou Reed (8%)Is That Love - Squeeze (5%)Somebody Loved Me - The Smiths (15%)The Pill -- Loretta

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Italian Bowie Bash

on January 10, 1999

LovingTheAlien.com and fanzine Velvet Goldmine are hosting their 3rd Bowie Bash for Italian fans on January 30, 1999 at 10:30 p.m. at the ROCK CAFE', Via T.Eger 45, Bassano del Grappa (Vicenza).

The event promises lots of Bowie memorabilia, paintings, rarities, plus an Internet connection to view Bowie-related websites. Guests include Evan Torrie, DJ D. and DJ. Kighine along with local rock bands:

Scary Monsters: cover Bowie, Reed and Iggy Pop songs RadioFiera: from Treviso with their new CD AllarmeCarlo Casale: former leader of Frigidaire Tango, an 80's new-wave group

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