Chris goes to Liverpool University to study architecture. During 1981 -1982 he spends a year gaining practical experience in a London architectural practice, designing a staircase in an industrial development in Milton Keynes. "It's not a remarkable staircase", he comments when visiting it in 1988, "It's just a functional staircase".
On This Day
'Jealousy' (re-recorded with a full orchestra) is released as a single.
Neil records new vocals for 'Happiness Is an Option.'
The Pet Shop Boys perform in Chicago.
They perform in Manchester—the fifth consecutive sold-out date on their current tour.
The Boys' second night opening for Take That at the Sunderland Stadium of Light.