1. On Jan. 9, 1997, David Bowie celebrated his 50th birthday in the most fitting way possible, by throwing a concert/birthday bash at Madison Square Garden.
2. And, David also invited a few of his famous rockstar friends to his birthday party — which lead to this one EPIC photo:
3. Here are some of his friends that were able to come and wish him a happy b-day:
4. Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore (holding daughter Coco Hayley Gordon Moore)…
6. Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan (smiling like usual) and Foo Fighters’ Pat Smear.
8. Dave Grohl — who I guess came dressed like a beatnik?
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