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Bowie Top Businessman Of 1998

on January 04, 1999

In an article entitled "Top Five Business Stars of 1998" (December 24th issue) The Mirror, a (UK publication), has named David Bowie as the 1998 Businessman of the Year. Reasons sited included Bowie's trend setting "Bowie Bonds" deal and over-all business acumen.

"We gave the award for two reasons. First, Bowie has single-handedly changed the music industry forever, thanks to his "Bowie Bonds". The second reason for our award is that Bowie has shown himself to be a sound businessman".

The other top 4 include:

2. David Potter
3. Bernie Ecclestone
4. Guy Hands
5. Marjorie Scardino

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What Concert?

on January 04, 1999

Rumors have been spreading about a potential Gisborne, New Zealand millennium festival to be held December 31, 1999.

Gisborne holds particular interest in the new millennium because it is the first city in the world to greet the new millennium (being the eastern-most city in New Zealand). A front page article in New Zealand's Sunday Star Times reported that David Bowie has been asked to appear at the special millennium festival.

An official spokesperson from Odyssey's End, the organizers of the festival, said an official announcement of attendees and performers will come by the end of

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Q's Top 100

on January 04, 1999

1/05/99 SNEAKER: Q's TOP 100The latest "Q" Magazine - one of the leading music monthly's in the UK, has listed the "100 greatest singles of all time" (as voted by the Q readers) David Bowie holds the prestigious honor of having more entries (3) than any other solo artist on the chart (George Michael has two, while Dylan, Stevie Wonder and Elvis have one entry each).

The David's three tracks areHeroes, Life on Mars and Starman. Look for this feature in the February 1999 issue of "Q" Magazine.

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I Feels Like Yesterday

on January 04, 1999

It was 2 years ago this week (Thursday, January 9, 1997) that David Bowie celebrated his 50th birthday in grand style at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Have a look at these full length videos from the 50th birthday.

Proceeds from this concert went to Save the Children. Special guests included Frank Black, Smashing Pumpkin Billy Corgan, Foo Fighters, Lou Reed, Robert Smith of The Cure and Sonic Youth.

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Just A Few Things

on January 04, 1999

As reported in our November 24th 1998 press release, be on the lookout for Bowie THINGS. THINGS are memorable, interactive, mini-multi-media presentations. You can get a better idea of what "THINGS" by going to their website (http://www.thingworld.com).

BowieNet will provide additional information on the Bowie THINGS as it (they) becomes available.

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