July 1954

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

On This Day

1981

Chris and Neil meet by chance in a King's Road electronics shop in London.

1983

While on assignment in New York City for Smash Hits, Neil has lunch with Bobby O (Orlando)—an event that gets the Boys' career going.

2013

The Boys enjoy a 'day off' in Shanghai on the eve of their first-ever public concert in China (outside of Hong Kong).

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