April 1984

The first version of 'West End girls' is released. It is a club hit in Los Angeles and San Francisco and a small hit in France and Belgium.

April 1984

October 1984

They make their first ever stage appearance at the Fridge Nightclub in Brixton, singing and playing over tapes.

On This Day

1994

Blur's single 'To the End,' featuring the Pet Shop Boys' remix of 'Girls & Boys,' hits #16 on the U.K. charts.

2006

The Pet Shop Boys perform live on U.K. Channel 4's T4 On The Beach.

2009

They perform at the Apollo in Manchester.

2011

Continuing their role as Take That's 'special guests,' they open the show this evening in Dublin.

2013

They perform a sold-out show at London's O2 Arena. Rapper Example makes a surprise live guest appearance to perform his rap in the Boys' new song 'Thursday.'

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