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Fun Facts for Father's Day 2011

Neckties are the most popular Father's Day gift. presents.. FATHER'S DAY 70.1 Million 67.8 in 2011 64.3 Million in 2010 Million As in 2009 of 2009: How Many Fathers 94 Million Are There in the USA? Father's Day cards are Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Washington proposed Father's Day to honor her father, exchanged President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaimed Father's Day an official holiday annually William Smart, who raised six children as a single parent. 1909-1910- -1966-1972- First Father's Day celebration on June 19th. Officially on the calendar as the 3rd Sunday of June June is the month of William Smart's birth. "Any man can be a Father, but it takes someone special to be a dad." Americans Spend Nearly $6 Billion More on Mom Than They Do on Dad - Anne Geddes Number of 1.8 MILLION Stores for Men in the Number of single dads who are the custodial parent United States 1.9 Billion Spent Taking Dad Out to Eat 1.3 Billion Spent Buying Dad Clothing 1.2 Billion Spent Giving Dad a Gift Card 1.2 Billion Spent Giving Dad Electronics Other Gifts: $749 Million for greeting cards $578 Million for tools & appliances $550 Million for home improvement & gardening tools $400 Million for automotive accessories 36% Percentage of Children Under Age 6 Who Had 15 or More Outings With Dad in the Last Month Average number of times Dad's read stories to their 3-5 year olds in the last week. Roses Defeat Lilacs J.H. Berringer chose a white lilac for organized celebrations as early as 1912, before an official flower was declared. Roses are officially recognized as the flower of Father's Day. You should wear a red rose on your lapel for a living father, or a white one for deceased. Credits: U.S. Census Bureau News - "Facts for Festures" CB11-FF.11 (Apri 20 2011), CBLO-FF.11 (April 20, 2010), CB09-ff.10 (Apri 21, 2009), CB08-FF.09 (April 17, 2008) - Cost of Love - Father's Day vs. Mother's Day Spending: http://bit.hyk774ka, Hello Beoutiful - http:/bt.yiuzcZF - http:/bit.y/9KP9VO, - http://Lusa.cowVDThA & http://1.usa.gowdzG0y0, Hallmark - http://bit.lyacA74U - http://biL.ykmLZSM, National Retail Federation - http://bI.NAIJKW, National Geographic News - http:/bitVSCO bradsdeals handpicked sovings 22,116 Sporting Goods 16,010 Hardware 8,111 Clothing

Fun Facts for Father's Day 2011

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Did you know that neckties are still the most popular Father's Day gift? Or that Father's Day has an official flower? has put together this fun infographic filled with things you never ...


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