12/12/12 Special Day Around The World And Here At Home
Lovebirds around the world, and here in the Borderland flocked to the altar, hoping this special date on the calendar proves to be special for them. It's been a hundred years since anybody got 12/12/12 as an anniversary date.
David's Bridal estimates more than 75,000 American brides will get married today. Last year's big date was 11/11/11 when about 57,000 American couples said "I Do."
Wedding planners in Asian countries have been swamped with bookings. In the Chinese culture, the number 12 means unity and 12/12/12 is considered a magical wedding date.
Thirty-six couples got married today in the Cereso Prison in Juarez, Mexico.
12/12/12 is not just a special day to get married -- it's also a special day for expectant parents. Providence Memorial Hospital says they will have 12 births by the end of the 12/12/12 day.
Today, the El Paso County Courthouse was a super mall of matrimony. The lovestruck arrived dressed up, and stood in line to get their marriage licenses. Couples said they were happy they could share 12/12/12 with the one they love.
The 12/12/12 date is the last triple number sequence of the century. It'll be another 88 years before a day like this comes again.