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5 fun facts about Bono

Everybody knows that Bono likes to wear sunglasses, that he likes to drone on about various political topics, and that he's done a pretty good job as lead singer of a band that's maintained popularity over the better part of three decades. 

But did you know these things about the man born Paul Hewson 53 years ago today?

1. He's the only person to be nominated for a Grammy, an Oscar, a Golden Globe, and the Nobel Peace Prize.

2. He doesn't like his band's name. He preferred "Feedback" to "U2."

3. He once said, "the only thing worse than a rock star is a rock star with a conscience."

4. He appeared as himself in a short student film titled "Sightings of Bono" after learning they were trying to find a look-a-like to play him.

5. His favorite food is fish n chips. And he really also likes chocolate chip cookies. Okay, I don't know that part for sure, but who doesn't like chocolate chip cookies?


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