RIP David Bowie and Memories of Labyrinth

From the UK Daily Mail:

Legendary singer David Bowie has died at the age of 69 after battling cancer in secret for 18 months.

The star, who released a new album last week, was known as the creator of glam rock and was one of the most successful artists of the 20th century.

A spokesman for Bowie said this morning: 'David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month battle with cancer.

Many younger RogueMoney readers likely recall David Bowie from his starring role in the 1980s children's film/cult classic Labyrinth. Here's a review of the film's esoteric symbolism by Jay Dyer of

 UPDATE: Here's by far the greatest David Bowie tribute "Space Oddity" video of all time, shot on board the International Space Station, starring ISS commander Chris Hadfield singing Bowie's famous line, "Ground control to Major Tom" (which also inspired the 1980s Peter Schilling hit released in English as "Major Tom"):