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It's A Conspiracy M'bruthar!!

on December 16, 1998

From The National Tabloid Paper, here is a story that has been passed around lately. It includes an interesting conspiracy theory. Have a look...

MAJOR TOM'S NOT PLAYING BALL Question: Was David Bowie's Major Tom named after the fomer Prime Minister's [John Major] father? Recent biographers of Bowie maintain that, when writing his tenth single and first hit, Space oddity, in South-East London in early 1969, the budding rock star remembered an old Brixton theatre bill advertising a circus performer named Tom Major and named his song's doomed spaceman Major Tom.

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Ultrastar Launches Bowienet In The United Kingdom

on December 15, 1998

UltraStar, pioneers in morphing the entertainment industry with Internet services, today launches BowieNet (www.davidbowie.com) in the United Kingdom.

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David Bowie Adopts The Heroes Charity

on December 15, 1998

Community Leisure Projects (CLP) are delighted and honoured to announce that DAVID BOWIE through BowieNet (www.davidbowie.com) has officially adopted THE "HEROES" PROJECT for this festive period.David posted the question to the BowieNet community: "What shall we do... and for whom, this Christmas?" and after receiving several requests, BowieNet decided that the "Heroes" fund raising charity project will be their special Christmas community activity.CLP would like to take this opportunity to personally thank everybody concerned in bringing this social awareness campaign to a wider audience.We

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Out Now

on December 15, 1998

The Winter Issue of Modern Painters.

This issue carries a cover interview conducted by David Bowie with painter and film maker Julian Schnabel (as mentioned in David's Nov. 15th journal). If your bookshop doesn't have it, get them to order. Or order through BowieArt.

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Glam Chat Update

on December 15, 1998

Just a Reminder, GLAM CHAT takes place on Thursday, December 17th at 3:30 p.m. EST / 8:30 GMT (that's tomorrow)

BowieNet Chat Guests include Tony Visconti and Mick Rock.

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