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Ten Things You May Not Know About Tina Turner [VIDEO]

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Ten Things You May Not Know About Tina Turner

  • Tina Turner’s real name is ‘Anna Mae Bullock.’
  • Tina Turner is a quarter Native American, an eighth Caucasian, and three quarters African-American.
  • Tina Turner recorded the song ‘A Fool In Love’ because the singer scheduled to record the song didn’t show up! “A Fool In Love” turned out to be a huge hit on the pop charts.
  • Ike Turner gave Tina Turner her name which was inspired by Sheena: Queen of the Jungle.
  • ‘Proud Mary’ never went to number one.
  • In January 1988, Tina Turner performed in front of the largest paying audience to see a single performer. During the Brazil show, over 184,000 Tina Turner tickets were sold, which is a record in the Guinness Book of World Records. Tina Turner still holds this record!
  • Tina Turner’s song ‘Simply the Best’ has become something of an anthem thanks to inspirational lyrics and one of the most successful singles of Tina Turner’s career.
  • Tina Turner and Ike were married from 1962 to 1978.
  • Ike and Tina Turner had one son named Ronnie Turner, born in 1964.
  • Tina Turner’s biggest tour was the 1987 Break Every Rule Tour

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