Who opened for Bowie on the Glass Spider Tour?

The opening acts in Europe varied, and included such acts as Iggy Pop, Big Country, The Cult, Erasure, The Stranglers and Nina Hagen. The tour also played festival dates, on one occasion with The Eurythmics headlining one night and Bowie headlining the next.

Did Duran Duran tour with David Bowie?

[1987-08-25] Toronto, Ontario (Canada), Molson CNE Stadium. [1987-08-28] Ottawa, Ontario (Canada), Landsdown Park….Duran Duran – (1987) – David Bowie’s – The Glass Spider Tour.

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Year(s) 1987

Who supported David Bowie at Roker Park?

Ticket sales were brisk, and with a 40,000 crowd expected, we told how special car and coach parks would be set up, and late night train services extended. The support acts were confirmed as Big Country and the Screaming Blue Messiahs.

Are Glass Spiders real?

The Ukrainian lampwork artist has an Etsy shop called Glass Symphony where they create beautiful, original handblown glass spiders. And while they create everything from glass octopi to slugs to scorpions, the spiders are the real stars here.

Did Melissa Hurley date David Bowie?

He would also dally with English aristocrat Sabrina Guinness, but for much of the decade, the love in his life was dancer Melissa Hurley, 20 years his junior. They were engaged, but split in 1990, and that October, at a friend’s party in Los Angeles, Bowie met Iman.

What year did David Bowie play Roker Park?

On This Day (23 June 1987) – David Bowie rocks Sunderland’s Roker Park.

What is the rarest spider in the world?

Over five hundred Critically Endangered Desertas wolf spiderlings have been born to two female spiders inside our very own Bug World – boosting the world’s once dwindling population. The new babies who are just 4mm in diameter are expected to grow to around 12cm by the time they’re adults.

What was David Bowie’s last concert?

However, David Bowie’s last proper live performance also took place long before he left us. On 9 November 2006 he took to New York’s Hammersmith Ballroom for the Black Ball fundraiser, playing three tracks.

Who was Hermione to David Bowie?

Hermione Farthingale, Bowie’s first love and the reputed inspiration for the “girl with the mousy hair” from his song Life on Mars, has spoken in detail for the first time about their relationship. In a documentary about Bowie’s early career Farthingale describes meeting him at the age of 21.