We’ve scoured the net for 100 cool 1D facts. Some you might know, others you might not. Read on and ingest these factual pearls of 1D wisdom!
1. Harry and Louis first met in the toilets at X Factor.
2. Whilst filming WMYB, Louis sent a message in a bottle.
3. Before they named the band One Direction, Niall suggested they should be called ‘Niall and the Potatoes’.
4. Harry wants his first child to be a girl and would like to name her Darcy.
5. Niall had two pet fish named Ben and Jerry but they accidentally died from him overfeeding them.
6. Harry can play the kazoo.
7. Zayn cannot swim.
8. The boys pre-gig ritual is eating Haribo sweets together!
9. Harry once spent £3,000 on pizza for homeless people.
10. After being attacked by a pigeon while on the toilet as a child, Niall developed a fear of birds.
11. Louis’ favourite band is The Fray.
12. If Zayn wasn’t signed up in One Direction he would have liked to be an English Teacher.
13. Zayn liked girls who are intelligent.
14. Harry and Niall are known for sleep talking a lot.
15. If Harry wasn’t in One Direction he had the intention of becoming a physiotherapist or would work in a bakery.
16. Liam and Niall both share the same middle name – James.
17. When Harry was 10 years old, he was attacked by a goat!
18. The One Direction 2012 Calender is the best selling calender of all time on Amazon.co.uk!
19. The producer’s wanted Niall to go on a diet when he was on the X-Factor.
20. Zayn has a tattoo on his chest which says his Grandfathers name, in Arabic.
21. They would all love to collaborate with Bruno Mars.
22. Niall is the only one of the group who is left-handed
23. Their 2011/2012 UK tour sold out in just 12 minutes.
24. During the X Factor auditions all the boys were students. Niall was at Colaiste Mhuire secondary school in Millingar, Zayn studied at Tong High School in Bradford, Liam was at the City of Wolverhampton College, Harry was a pupil at Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School and Louis was a sixth former at Hall Cross School in Doncaster.
25. Up All Night was recorded in three separate places – London, Los Angeles and Sweden.
26. Liam cried while watching ‘Toy Story 3′.
27. Zayns name is actually spelt with an i (Zain) but he says ‘Zayn’ is more original and so made it his stage name.
28. The starting price to hire One Direction out for a single nights is at least £21,000!
29. Louis favourite movie is Grease!
30. The One Direction dolls are all 30cm in height and were created using laser-image face-sculpts for maximum authenticity.
31. Harry Loves to drink Apple Juice.
32. Liam is a great beat-boxer.
33. Kelly Clarkson wrote the song “Tell Me A Lie” on Up All Night.
34. Harry is fluent in French.
35. Harry’s perfect date movie is Bambi because he says, your date will get emotional and cuddle up to you.
36. Harry thought the hunger games was about food!
37. Zayn has a ‘man crush’ on Justin Timberlake.
38. Instead of staying at a hotel with the rest of the lads, Harry visited his mum at home.
39. Niall cried whilst watching ‘Finding Nemo’.
40. The lads are ambassadors for Pokemon Black and White.
41. Liam thinks it would be good to employ people to play games with them.
42. Louis likes it when girls wear glasses.
43. Harry’s first word was “cat”
44. Zayn has his first kiss when he was 9 – aw.
45. Harry liked to call his grilfriend “Baby” or “Sweatheart” – cute.
46. Liam has admitted to owning two pink hair straighteners! – when his hair was long enough to straighten that is.
47. Zayn used to eat paper when he was younger.
48. Zayn can play the triangle.
49. When Harry was younger he was kicked out of a supermarket for swearing at customers.
50. Whilst at a hotel, Louis ordered pizza,chips and an orange and passion fruit J20. He also requested a FULL BOTTLE of tomato ketchup from room service.
51. Harry doesn’t like white cars.
52. Niall sings outloud when in the shower.
53. Liam used to practice kissing on the back of his hand.
54. Harry’s dress up doll on ‘Stardoll’ has four nipples.
55. If Zayn was a girl he says that he’d date Liam.
56. Harry hates olives.
57. Zayn likes to collect comic books and draw cartoons.
58. Niall annoys Zayn by singing everything in opera.
59. Zayn is afraid of clowns.
60. Liam has a phobia of spoons.
61. In school, Louis got a detention for going into the girls toilets, even though he got dared to!
62. Liam has no plans to go solo in the future. In fact, he reckons it would be “massively boring.”
63. Harry once told a girl he was gay because he wasnt interested in her.
64. Harry doesn’t like it when girls complain about their weight.
65. Liam would like to get married in his mid-twenties.
66. Niall’s favourite Pokemon is Snivy.
67. Liam only has one kidney and vows never to drink alcohol.
68. When Harry was younger he used to write on his toast with food colouring.
67. After the Brit Awards, Niall cried on the phone to his mum.
68. Zayn’s dad is from Pakistan.
69 .When Niall gets homesick the boys speak to him in an Irish accent to make him feel better.
70. Niall swapped the green ‘One Piece’ with Zayn as he didn’t want there to be any leprechaun jokes.
71. Liams favourite Justin Bieber song is ‘Somebody to Love’.
72. Harry is a fan of Aerosmiths, a band from the 70s/80s/90s eras.
73. Liam used to skip school to get away from the bullies.
74. Louis hates wearing socks!
75. The boys once sent a birthday card to Simon with £2.50 in it (50p each!)
76. Harry likes girls who wear pink.
77. When going to Mexico, Niall thought he was going to South America!
78. Niall’s breakfast once sold for $100,000!!
79. Louis dreams about Harry and Niall the most.
80. Harry think Niall looks like Furby.
81. Niall has a Nando’s black card.
82. Zayn doesn’t like his lips.
83. Liam bought Niall a life sized Barak Obama for Christmas.
84. Louis pokes Harry’s dimpled on his cheeks when he’s bored.
85. Harry sleeps naked.
86. Zayn was once dumped via text message.
87. If Liam could make an ice-cream flavour he said it would be Krispy Kreme flavoured.
88. Niall once said he would rather eat pizza than kiss a girl.
89. If Louis has a superpower, it would be to fly.
90. According to Liam, Harry is terrible at driving.
91. Liam and Louis have made Harry cry twice. Once by giving him a GIANT wedgie then ripping his Calvin Klein underpants and another time by straightening his curly hair in his sleep.
92. Louis described Zayn’s body as ‘hot and spicy’.
93. Niall wanted to die his hair black but Simon Cowell wouldnt let him.
94. Before The X Factor, Liam once performed in front of 26,000 people at Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club.
95. Liams favourite animals are turtles!
96. When he was just 11 years old, Louis had a role as an extra on ITV drama Fat Friends. His sisters Daisy and Phoebe starred in the show as babies.
97. Louis’ pet hate is when people chew their food too loudly.
98. Niall has his first kiss when he was 11 years old.
99. In April 2012 Liam and f uis did a 192metre SkyJump jump off Auckland’s Sky Tower.
100. Liam is a closet fan of S Club7!
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