We’re sure most of you have heard of the British-Irish boy band by now, but there are interesting One Direction facts that only the avid fan will know.
Here are 10 more 1D facts:
- Louis was raised in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. The same place that TV personalities such as Jeremy Clarkson and Brian Blessed were brought up
- Before they named the band One Direction, Niall suggested they should be called ‘Niall and the Potatoes’.
- Liam has been on 2 series of The X Factor. He entered in 2008 but although he got through to the ‘Judges House’ in Barbados, he was eliminated
- Niall had two pet fish named Ben and Jerry but they accidentally died from him overfeeding them
- Harry can play the kazoo
- Zayn’s X Factor audition wasn’t actually broadcasted on the main show. Only after he had progressed further in the competition was it then shown on The Xtra Factor.
- It was Nicole Scherzinger, the former Pussycat Doll who suggested that the boys should be put together at bootcamp to form one group
- Niall is the only one of the group who is left-handed
- Zayn mimed ‘hello’ through the car window to a fan which resulted in her passing out!
- Niall said he screamed out loud when Justin Bieber followed him