As the sun rose over Sydney's CBD a chorus of squealing teenage girls drowne out the noise of traffic and signs as they awaited the arrival of One Direction outside the Channel 7 studio.
IT HAS been a year dominated by Gangnam Style, superhero movies, reality TV and the resurgence of the shriek-inducing boy band.
ONE Direction are set to be immortalised in toy form.
THEY could barely see them, but the knowledge they were even in the same street as British band One Direction was enough to produce screams from fans.
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