Added on 05-Sep-2013
5 September, 2013: Freddie Mercury would have today celebrated his 67th birthday, and despite it having been 22 years since his untimely death, the Queen frontman is still greatly missed.
Despite having been one of the most famous musicians of all time, Freddie was very good at keeping his personal life under wraps - but we think that we've managed to get ten facts together that could have escaped you.
What's the connection between Freddie's love for his cats, and his fondness for unusual clothing? And why did Larry Lurex's Beach Boys cover never take off? We've got the answers to all that and more - including Kensal Green Cemetery, 'bottomless' mic stands and plaster casts.
Intrigued? Read on and discover all...