October 1959

Christopher Sean Lowe is born on October 4th in Blackpool, Lancashire.

On This Day


The Pet Shop Boys perform in Brighton, U.K.


Following the civil union ceremony in London of Little Britain star Matt Lucas with his longtime partner Kevin McGee, a lavish reception is held at the Whitehall Banqueting House, for which guests have been asked to dress in costume. Neil attends dressed as Captain Hook from Peter Pan. It proves an extremely popular choice of costume, with numerous others, including Sir Elton John, appearing in similar garb.


The Pandemonium Tour returns to the U.K. with the Boys' concert tonight in Glasgow.


Neil's October interview with Philip Dodd airs in its entirety this evening on BBC Radio 3's Night Waves program.

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