Hello! Happy June everyone! Fun Facts for Father's Day!
Blessing to All the Dad's.
Here are some Fun Facts for Father's Day!
Census data shows there are more than 70.1 million dads in the U.S. About a third of them are married with kids under 18.
Two million fathers are single.
It took President Nixon’s re-election campaign to get an official proclamation signed in 1972 to recognize this day as a federal holiday, which is now celebrated with food, gifts, and quality time together.
Spending on Father's Day will reach about $12.7 billion this year, with the average person spending about $115.57 on presents. That's about $2 more than last year's average.
The amount spent on Father's Day is still less than what Americans spend on Mother's Day -- $21 billion.
Father's Day is the fourth-biggest day for sending greeting cards, after Christmas, Valentine's Day and Mother's Day, according to the Greeting Card Association.
About 20 percent of Father's Day cards are bought for husbands.
More than 214,000 men are stay-at-home dads.
In 2001, Yuri Usachev, cosmonaut and commander of the International Space Station, received talking picture frame from his 12-year-old daughter while in orbit. The gift was made possible by RadioShack, which filmed the presentation of the gift for a TV commercial.
On Father's Day in Germany, men drink all day at beer gardens.
And if you’re ever stuck on what to get for Father’s Day gift, here are a few unique ideas!
2 Tickets to a concert or show Dad loves! Quality time, and bonding!
Gift certificate to his favorite sporting goods store! You love him enough to let him pick his own gift!
A weekend getaway for Dad! Golfing, surfing or whatever he loves!
Technology! Men sometimes love the newest gadgets! Surprise them with a smart watch, wireless speaker or whatever he’s been eyeing!
Lastly, we just got TWO new Men’s arrivals at our shop!