October 1959

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

On This Day


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.


They perform in Austin, Texas.


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.


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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