February 06, 2017

ADAPTATION A: David Bowie Facts #1-15

Here I have made a list of facts about David Bowie to put into my infographic to make it more interesting and humorous. I will not use all of them but the ones that will be most relevant to the infographic.
  1. He shares the same birthday as Elvis.
  2. He voiced a character in a Spongebob Squarepants movie
  3. Bowie was hit in the eye by a lollipop while on stage in Oslo, Norway in 2004.
  4.  He tried to send a pig foetus to Rolling Stone
  5. His Ziggy Stardust alter-ego 'drove him insane'
  6. He once went on TV to defend his hairstyle
  7. 1997, he launched his own internet service provider, Bowienet.
  8. He started playing the saxophone when he was 12 years old.
  9. Bowie's first hit in the UK - 1969's Space Oddity - was used by the BBC in its coverage of the moon landing.
  10. Bowie is believed to have sold in the region of 140 million albums over his career.
  11. 1996: The year Bowie earned induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
  12. Bowie turned 69 on 8 January 2016. He released Blackstar on the same day.
  13. He declined the CBE in 2000 and a knighthood in 2003.
  14. He changed his original name (David Robert Jones) to avoid confusion with Davy Jones of The Monkees
  15. One of his pupils was permanently dilated - after his friend George Underwood punched him in the eye while the pair were still at school. The fight was over a girl. 

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