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Secrets Of '80s Teen Classics

Friday, February 5, 2010 17:06 GMT

NEW YORK (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – There are great stories behind the making of classic ’80s teen flicks.

In the book You Couldn’t Ignore Me If You Tried: The Brat Pack, John Hughes, And Their Impact On A Generation (Crown), out Tuesday (Feb. 9), film journalist Susannah Gora tells the behind-the-scenes tales from movies like The Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, and Say Anything.

She interviewed the stars of these iconic flicks to get the inside scoop, and discovered many interesting, unknown tidbits.

For example, even though Molly Ringwald played the popular girl in The Breakfast Club, she had a full-fledged relationship with the geek, Anthony Michael Hall.

Gora dishes that this wasn’t the only on-set romance, since all of the Brat Packers were either best buds or boyfriend and girlfriend.

Judd Nelson and Emilio Estevez were known for their on-set pranks, including changing everyone’s food order so they got gross lunches at their hotel.