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Here are some fun facts about birthdays.
More people celebrate their birthdays in August than in any other month.
In the U.S., almost two billion birthday cards are sent each year. This accounts for 58 percent of all cards sent.
The world's largest birthday cake was created in 1989 for the 100th Birthday of the city of Fort Payne, Alabama. The cake weighed 128,238 pounds, 8 ounces and used 16,209 pounds of icing.
The “Happy Birthday” song began as a song for teachers (“Good morning dear teacher, Good morning to you.”) In 1935, it was published with the words, “Happy birthday . . .” and was eventually popularized when it was sung in the Broadway production of “As Thousands Cheer.”
The melody and lyrics of the “Happy Birthday” song are still under copyright protection. Every time it is sung on television or radio, royalties must be paid to the publisher.
The term “Golden Birthday” refers to the once-in-a-lifetime day when you turn in years the day of the month you were born. For example, if you were born on January 22nd, the day you turn 22 is your “Golden Birthday.”
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