It’s David Bowie’s Birthday And The Internet Is Very Excited About It

The Thin White Duke turns 67 today.

1. As we all know, David Bowie is God.

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2. God.

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3. No, really.

ziggy stardust

@cardsforsorrow

today we celebrate the day our saviour was born, praise be to david bowie in all his glory

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4. People can barely believe it’s his birthday.

Jamie McKelvie

@McKelvie

OMG before I sleep HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAVID BOWIE you are the greatest

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Bridget N.

@Barbeauxbot

@McKelvie Was he really born or did he just coalesce out of pure awesome and glitter

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6. They’re finding all sorts of ways to mark this Special Day.

Here's Bowie celebrating his birthday by reading Viz on a train.

— Andy Dawson (@profanityswan)

Andy Dawson

@profanityswan

Here’s Bowie celebrating his birthday by reading Viz on a train.

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7. Their faith is undying.

David Bowie is definitely reading your Happy Birthday Tweets

— ed simons (@eddychemical)

ed simons

@eddychemical

David Bowie is definitely reading your Happy Birthday Tweets

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8. It’s making them introspective.

As I get older, it's informative to note my interests are narrowing down to a) socialism b) Bowie c) lost toys d) complaining about a smell.

— Caitlin Moran (@caitlinmoran)

Caitlin Moran

@caitlinmoran

As I get older, it’s informative to note my interests are narrowing down to a) socialism b) Bowie c) lost toys d) complaining about a smell.

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9. We’re being reminded how broad his fan base has always been.

Sid Vicious going to see Bowie, 1973.

— Classic Pics (@ClassicPixs)

Classic Pics

@ClassicPixs

Sid Vicious going to see Bowie, 1973.

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10. Watching Lego reconstructions of his life.

11. Sharing classic performances on YouTube.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DAVID BOWIE! Space Oddity - rare TV live performance (1970) http://t.co/XRVv9qdwmd cc: @DavidBowieReal @ManMadeMoon

— Bonnie Burton (@bonniegrrl)

Bonnie Burton

@bonniegrrl

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DAVID BOWIE! Space Oddity - rare TV live performance (1970) http://t.co/XRVv9qdwmd cc: @DavidBowieReal @ManMadeMoon

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12. (Even corporate accounts).

Our site may be temporarily down for some users - here's David Bowie singing 'Heroes' to occupy you while we fix it http://t.co/sB0YSBRdc2

— Econsultancy (@Econsultancy)

Econsultancy

@Econsultancy

Our site may be temporarily down for some users - here’s David Bowie singing ‘Heroes’ to occupy you while we fix it http://t.co/sB0YSBRdc2

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13. Tumblr’s going crazy.

14. This is happening on Pinterest.

15. And that’s because this man…

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16. …is God.

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Alan White is a news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.
 
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