BONUS: Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets Of Knowledge For Your Noggin’ – Father’s Day Edition – (6/17/22)

In honor of Father’s Day, here is a BONUS Big Dave’s 5 Nuggets of Knowledge for your Noggin’ list for this Friday – June 17th, 2022. Let’s learn something together:

  1. There are about 1.5 billion fathers worldwide . . . and more than 70 million dads in the U.S.
  2. In the 1920s and ’30s, there was a movement to COMBINE Mother’s Day and Father’s Day into a unified Parents’ Day.
  3. Father’s Day was officially made a U.S. holiday in 1972, when President Nixon set aside the third Sunday in June for dads.
  4. Father’s Day is the fourth largest holiday for greeting cards, behind Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, and Christmas.
  5. Americans are expected to spend more than $20 BILLION on Father’s Day gifts this year.  But that still pales in comparison to Mother’s Day.  We spent $31.7 BILLION on gifts for Mom earlier this year.

Be sure to share one or more of these 5 Nuggets of Knowledge for your Noggin’ with your family, friends & coworkers at some point today!


(Mental Floss / Hallmark / NPR / Alder & Cox / Infoplease)

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