22 of the Strangest Birthday Tributes to One Direction's Harry Styles

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Harry Styles performs onstage at Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve on December 31, 2015, in Los Angeles. On Monday, social media was filled with tributes to Harry on his 22nd birthday. Mark DavisGetty Images

For legions of diehard, hormone-fuelled fans, One Direction's Harry Styles' birthday is akin to a religious experience, as his 22nd birthday on Monday demonstrated.

To mark his big day, here are a selection of the adoring, amusing and downright strange tributes posted on social media by his legion of loved-up fans with the hashtag #HappyBirthdayHarryStyles.

Some focused on his angelic appearance...others on the Earth-shattering importance of his birth.

they say the world is 4.6 billion years old but mine just turned 22 today#HappyBirthdayHarryStyles pic.twitter.com/fl7Pg4Ypyz

— cj (@Iouisvuittoun) February 1, 2016

Also, how Harry has transcended the usual boundaries of human existence.

Harry Styles isn't even a name, it's an emotion #HappyBirthdayHarryStyles pic.twitter.com/vEMabkimRv

— m (@donnysoldierlt) February 1, 2016

Some seem to think Harry has multiple personalities.

HARRY STYLES EVERYONE #HappyBirthdayHarryStyles pic.twitter.com/STBNJzneEq

— Jasmine (@sacredzjm) February 1, 2016

Haters gonna hate. By posting pictures of pre-fame Harry.

GOSH#HappyBirthdayHarryStyles pic.twitter.com/TjHI7HtigY

— dee. (@harrymoonchild) February 1, 2016

Some of his fans have big business ambitions.

MTV joins in with a trippy tribute.

15 times @Harry_Styles stared straight into YOUR soul, just cause: https://t.co/lEdJ1R68yr #HappyBirthdayHarryStyles pic.twitter.com/H6GjqHyXQV

— MTV Music UK (@MTVMusicUK) February 1, 2016

This person made a virtual Harry Styles calendar for their iPhone.

Can't believe my baby is now 22. #HappyBirthdayHarryStyles pic.twitter.com/Iwzteon9Io

— JANE (@iamso1Derful) February 1, 2016

There is always that one person who tries to prove they're cool by bucking the trend.

#HappyBirthdayHarryStyles - your timeline was missing this one gif, you're welcome! pic.twitter.com/y4JYN2d6DS

— Jess ♡ (@jessleal7) February 1, 2016

A few seemed confused about his actual age.

Happy birthday to my little ray of sunshine he's finally 4:') #HappyBirthdayHarryStyles pic.twitter.com/xIkL8LGGMX

— meg (@bubblegumkaty) February 1, 2016

Harry styles is going to be 16 years old :') @Harry_Styles ... I WANT THE YOUNG U. I LOVE U #HappyBirthdayHarryStyles

— dalia Collins (@DaliaDhifallah) February 1, 2016

Not forgetting the need for at least one conspiracy theory.


— Riri (@intorauhls) February 1, 2016

Is this really from his mother? Unlikely.

My happyness, my little pretty son. My favourite boy in the world.#HappyBirthdayHarryStyles pic.twitter.com/7Tim1iLtj3

— Noël (@Noel270696) February 1, 2016

Who doesn't want to be known as a "soft precious pumpkin mushy princess?"

I love this cute little soft precious pumpkin mushy princess 💕 #HappyBirthdayHarryStyles pic.twitter.com/Wa5ya5q6jj

— ▫️ (@kissmeyoufoolLS) February 1, 2016

Or a "cinnamon ball."

Since when did Harry Styles land a role in a Disney movie?

Because Harry just deserves so much more attention.

Media always tries to make Harry look like a bad person when in real life he's literally the best human.#HappyBirthdayHarryStyles

— One Direction (@1DsVocal) February 1, 2016

It's the little things.

Even his tummy is cute #HappyBirthdayHarryStyles pic.twitter.com/o6C3GdqhT5

— 1D Updates Asia (@1DAsiaCrew) February 1, 2016

What better way to celebrate than with a Harry Styles, Taylor Swift mashup.

Idk bout u, but i know u feelin 22 #HappyBirthdayHarryStyles you lovely human xxxxxx pic.twitter.com/aI9rT1TdfH

— patricia (@snakelikeswift) February 1, 2016

She isn't even pretending to be faithful to Harry.

Sometimes it's best to keep it simple.