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25 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About Actually

Actually was released on 7 September 1987, cementing the Pet Shop Boys' place in pop royalty, coming just 18 months after their hugely successful debut, Please.

Actually contained a slew of timeless pop classics, including Rent, Heart and It's A Sin, not to mention their collaboration with Dusty Springfield on the peerless What Have I Done To Deserve This?. As if that wasn't enough, it also featured fan favourites King's Cross and Shopping - it was no surprise when it went on to sell over four million copies.

With Actually celebrating its 29th birthday later this year, we've discovered 25 things that you probably didn't know, actually.

Click on the first image below to begin the gallery.

DISCOVER 40 PIECES OF WISDOM FROM PET SHOP BOYS LYRICS

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