In June 1972 one of the most important albums in rock history was released - 'The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars'.
David Bowie transformed himself into the titular Ziggy, changing his entire image and shocking and thrilling his audience in equal measure.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the LP, here are some fascinating facts about the legendary record...
'Became the special man...'Updated
Who is Ziggy?Updated
More than a rock starUpdated
The man who inspired ZiggyUpdated
He's a StarmanUpdated
Ziggy on screenUpdated
Ziggy cover songsUpdated
The talent behind BowieUpdated
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Ziggy and BowieUpdated
In summer 2020, The New York Times coordinated a nationwide project to document the lives of Americans out of work because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The study involved collaborating with 11 other local newsrooms around the U.S. The Messenger-Inquirer was the only newspaper from Kentucky in the collaboration. The resulting collection of stories was published Oct. 23, 2020, in the New York Times print edition and at nytimes.com/outofwork. The following list is the Messenger-Inquirer's local unemployment coverage from that time period; read more by clicking the "New York Times Project" header. Click on "Out Of Work In America" to go to the full