Random 80s Facts That You Probably Didn’t Know

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Slash and Poison

Slash ended up auditioning for Poison but quickly realized it wasn’t a good match once they asked him if he’d wear make-up. Good thing he made the right choice! Neither of these bands would have been the same.

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Mr. T

Mr. T’s name was actually Laurence Tureaud until he was 18. Then, he legally changed it to Mr. T. He wanted to be called “Mister” which he felt was a huge sign of respect.

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The More You Know

  • Male seahorses bear their young.
  • There is a fish with transparent bones and white blood.
  • Your heart beats 100,000 times a day.
  • Surfaces near the equator move much faster than those in other locations on Earth.
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