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Singer Gary Kemp has unveiled a plaque in central London, dedicated to David Bowie's famous alter-ego Ziggy Stardust.
The former Spandau Ballet guitarist was only 13 when the albumn, The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars, was released but he said that it changed his life.
He described the character as a 'mesaianic rock star'.
Heddon Street in central London will get a new plaque today, marking forty years since Ziggy Stardust was born. David Bowie was photographed in the street for the Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust album cover in 1972, which catapulted him to international fame.
The plaque will be one of only a couple given to fictional characters, such as one for the great detective Sherlock Holmes at 221b Baker Street. Gary Kemp will unveil the plaque in a ceremony later today.
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A black plaque has been unveiled in honour of Ziggy Stardust, 40 years after the character was born.