This celebrity goo was created by player Brannan Conrad.
Scott Hardie provided the source image, gooed image, category, and difficulty, wrote the clue, and wrote the explanation.
publication date: Monday, July 30, 2001 (part of Round XIV)
clue: Here's a space oddity: A little stardust fell to Earth as this man.
explanation: Bowie was a rock star and occasional movie star who was seemingly very interested in space. Among other astronomical themes in his career, his first hit song was titled "Space Oddity," he did a concept album built around the character "Ziggy Stardust," and he starred as an alien in the movie "The Man Who Fell to Earth." more…
solved by: Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Christine Marie Doiron, Kelly Hardie, Anna Gregoline, Kelly Stokes, Edward Tegge, Jeff Flom, D. R., Dan Donovan, Joel DeClue, and Greg Webster
trivia: This goo was part of Round Fourteen, in which each goo was selected by a player. This goo was chosen by Eddie Conrad, a fan of Bowie. The choice was widely praised by other players, apparently also fans.