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Starman touches down!

David claimed one of the biggest honours on this day

Published at 6:00am 10th May 2019. 1-minute read.

Starman touches down!

The Starman touches down!

It was on this day (10th May) in 1970 that David Bowie was awarded an Ivor Novello Award for Best Original Song 'Space Oddity'.

He performed with the Les Reed Orchestra.

Bowie would go onto perform as his old character Major Tom with hits like 'Ashes to Ashes'.

For more of the best music from the decade - listen to Mix 70s

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