July 1954

Neil Francis Tennant is born on July 10th in North Shields, Northumberland.

On This Day

1990

'Being Boring' is released as a single. On the same day, the book Pet Shop Boys, Literally, written by Chris Heath, is published.

2001

The Montage concert video is released.

2006

Having completed the U.S. leg of their Fundamental tour, the Boys fly to Guadalajara for the first of three shows in Mexico.

2009

'Did You See Me Coming?' hits #1 on the Billboard Dance Club/Play chart. On the same day, Neil and Chris record a two-hour show for Dave Pearce's BBC Radio 6 Sunday evening dance-music program, although it's not scheduled to air until December 20.

2012

As they had several days before, they once again spend the whole day working on 'Bolshy.'

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