NYC mayor declares Jan. 20 'David Bowie Day'

Posted at 4:43 PM, Jan 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-20 17:54:38-05

Start dancing in the streets, Bowie fans!

January 20 is now David Bowie Day in New York City, according to the Starman’s official site.

According to Bowie’s official page, Mayor Bill de Blasio made the proclamation following “Blackstar’s” rise to number one in iTunes.

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The page also said Mayor de Blasio would publicly make the announcement after the final performance of “Lazarus,” the New York Theater Workshop production conceived and co-created by Bowie.

David Bowie died at age 69 on Jan. 10, losing his battle with cancer.