October 1959

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

On This Day

1999

The Pet Shop Boys perform in concert in Tampa, Florida—an area that just a week earlier had experienced a close brush with Hurricane Irene. Chris mildly complains to an interviewer about the lingering bad weather.

2006

They perform in Austin, Texas.

2008

Chris and Neil discuss packaging art for their next album with Mark Farrow. Later Sam Taylor-Wood and the Boys throw a party at London's White Cube gallery to celebrate the pending release of their collaborative cover of 'I'm in Love with a German Film Star.' Various celebrities attend, including David Walliams of Little Britain.

2013

The Pet Shop Boys receive the 'Outstanding Contribution to Music' award at this year's Q Magazine awards show in London. Robbie Williams presents them with the award.

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