The Backstreet Boys are one of the biggest boy bands of all time. Even though they weren’t the first (that was New Kids on the Block), they were still the best (sorry N’ SYNC). Since they first became a group 23 years today, here are 10 things you didn’t know about the Backstreet Boys:
10. Orlando’s Backstreet Market
Lou Pearlman, former manager of the group, is the one who came up with their name, Backstreet Boys. He got it from Orlando’s Backstreet Market, an outdoor flea market in Orlando, Florida, that was also a teen hangout.