Tag: Pet Shop Boys

10-May

This Day In 80s Music, May 10th

On this day in 1985: The Go-Go’s announced they were breaking up. Two of the members went on to enjoy solo success, (Belinda Carlisle and Jane Wiedlin) and the group would reform in the late 90s. On this day in 1986: The Pet Shop Boys went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘West […]

11-Jan

This Day In Music, January 11th

On this day in 1985: A Brazilian rock Festival ‘Rock In Rio’ held in Rio de Janeiro, claimed to be the biggest music festival ever staged. An estimated 1,5 million people attended the festival. The festival featured; Queen, Rod Stewart, AC/DC, Whitesnake, Yes and Iron Maiden. On this day in 1986: The Pet Shop Boys […]

06-May

This Day In Music, May 6th

On this day in 1986: The Pet Shop Boys were enjoying the top spot on the U.S. singles chart with ‘West End Girls’. ‘West End Girls’ would only spend one week at #1, as Whitney Houston’s ‘Greatest Love of All’ would take the top spot on May 10th. The first version of ‘West End Girls’ […]

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