Fans want to rename Mars after David Bowie (and put him on the £20 note)
LONDON — Rename planet Mars after David Bowie. Get God to say it’s not true. Put Bowie on a new banknote.
Fans across the world are starting petitions to honour David Bowie, and they’re racking up the signatures.
In the UK, almost 11,000 have signed a petition to have him featured on a new £20 note. “A 2002 poll of ‘100 Greatest Britons’ voted for by the public listed Bowie as number 29,” the petition states, “which demonstrates how celebrated and familiar he is to British people. There is no better person to be on the next £20 note.” Read more…
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