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Top 7 Things You Need to Know about Father's Day

TOP 7 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FATHER'S DAY 1 FATHER'S DAY HISTORY: Father's Day in the U.S. was first cel- ebrated in Washing- ton State by Sonora Dodd President Nixon Mother's Day Hapoy signed a law making Father's Day an official annual holiday became an annual official holiday father day became an official holiday 58-year later than mother day 4,000 YEARS AGO JUNE 19, 1910 1920 - 1930 1914 1966 1972 Some people campaigned to scrap both Motherv's Day and Father's Day and just have Parents' Day, which never caught on. President Lyndon Johnson proclaimed the third Sunday in June as Father's Day. A boy etched wishes for his father on a clay card in Babylon D got its origin from the Welsh word TAD is derived from the Old English word FOEDER Н 2 FATHER'S DAY IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES: Spain and Portugal March 19 (St. Joseph's Day) Norway. the second Sunday of November. Thailand. December 5 Australia. the first Sunday in September. US and over 50 countries: the third Sunday in June 3 RECORDS UINNESS The youngest man to father a child: 13-year-old Alfie Patten in UK in February 2009 The oldest man to father a child: 94-years-old Ramjit Raghav in India in January 2011 4 FATHERS IN US US 2011 STATISTICS: Population: 311,591,917 Fathers: 70,1 million Married man with children under 18: 24.7 million About 75 percent of Americans celebrate or acknowledge Father's Day each year Single father: 1.7 million 170,000 Single father raising three or more children 5 FATHER'S DAY GIFTS WHERE TO BUY GIFTS FOR DADS? 22,116 16,010 8,111 3/10 people 4/10 people shop at shop online department stores Hardware stores Sporting goods stores Men's clothing stores THE NUMBER OF PLACES TO BUY GIFTS FOR DAD IN US HOW LONG BEFORE FATHER'S DAY DO PEOPLE BUY GIFTS FOR DADS? 5% 16% 44% 17% 18% More than 3 weeks before 2 weeks before 1 week before 2 days before On father's day Female shoppers spend approximately 50% more than men while buying gifts for dad $1.7 billion Apparel $2.3 billion $1.7 billion Treat dad to a Electronic items 2012: The average special outing: golfing, eating out, or heading to a sporting event person spends about $117. Total Ticket spending for father day: approximately $12.7 billion. $0.641 billion $1.7 billion Gift cards Sporting goods $0.645 billion Books or music 20% to husband 30% to grandfathers, sons, brothers, uncles... 50% of cards are sent to dads by son and daughter by wives FATHER'S DAY - THE FOURTH-LARGEST CARD-SENDING OCCASION 1. Christmas 1.5 billion (including boxed and individual) 2. Valentine's Day dincluding boxed and individual) 144 million 3. Mother's Day 133 million 4. Father's Day 94 million 5. Easter 57 million 6. Halloween 20 million 7. Thanksgiving 10 million 8. St. Patrick's day 8 million 6 THE SIMPLEST FATHER'S DAY RECIPE: CORN ON THE COB LET'S EAT THE SWEET CORN RAW TO CELEBRATE THE OCCASION! BOIL IT UP: GRILL IT 1 Shuck off the outer husk and silk Pull down the husk, take off the silk, and then brush the corn with olive oil or melted butter 2 Place the cobs in Cover the corn back up enough water to cover the corn, return it to a boil 3-5 minutes with the husks and close it with a piece of string, grill it for 15 minutes 3 3 Note: super-sweet varieties may require a shorter cooking timee Note: old corns need 6-8 minutes. 7 THE TRUE MEANING OF FATHERS т R FAITHFUL. ALWAYS THERE. TRUSTWORTHY. HONORING. EVER-LOVING. RIGHTEOUS. SUPPORTIVE. survive and thrive bo/2012/06/ facts and-figures-about-dads-for-fathers day-2012. html 6.htm PromoCodeltShare This message was brought to you by WORLD SCORDS

Top 7 Things You Need to Know about Father's Day

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Father's Day history may be much older than we actually believe it to be, and it is celebrated in different days in different countries. Let’s find out how long has it been since Father’s Day got ...


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