Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Birthday Trivias

  • The most common birthday in the USA is October 5, whereas the least common birthday is May 22.
  • The melody for the Happy Birthday song was first penned by two sisters, Mildred and Patty Hill.It is thought that birthday celebrations originated in the Roman Empire. And they were largely due to the prominent religion at the time, Mithraism, which was later supplanted by Christianity.
  • Although you might celebrate your birthday every year, your actual birthday only occurs once every 7 years! Not counting the leap years, the date you were born on moves each year to the following day of the week. This means your annual celebration is actually for your birth date - not your birthday - and in truth your birth day i.e. the actual day you were born on occurs only every 7 years!
  • Children who are on the leap day of February 29th often celebrate their birthdays on March 1st.Germans take birthdays very seriously, sometimes receiving a half-day of vacation.
  • The most common gifts among friends include flowers and wine.In England, when you reach 80, 90 or 100 years of age, you receive a telegram from the Queen.
  • In India, black and white gift wrapping is considered unlucky.The French and Italian celebrate Name Days more so than birthdays.
  • In Korea, the two most important birthdays are the 100th day and the 60th year.

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