One Direction

Boy Bands: The Way They Were

Let's go back to a simpler time: when bandannas were bedazzled, tribal tattoos were hot, and boy bands ruled the world


Who? Depends on the year. Because they were ...
Known for: kicking out members once they turned 16!
The Puerto Rican boy band is famously known for launching the career of Ricky Martin, who joined the group in 1984. Although they rarely had crossover success on English radio, the group continued to record well into 2007.