CHRISTMAS 2021 ADVENT DAY 2 BLOG POST

CHRISTMAS 2021 ADVENT DAY 2 BLOG POST

jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG Thursday 2nd December 2021

 ADVENT DOOR 2 – 24 DAY COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS DAY!

23 SLEEPS UNTIL CHRISTMAS DAY

 

  1. A CHRISTMAS CARD.

  1. THOUGHT FOR CHRISTMAS.

80 NICE LITTLE CHRISTMAS NUMBER of 2021 1 of 4

1              3000 – Christmas turkeys are wrapped in aluminium foil. Nearly 3,000 tons of aluminium foils are used for this purpose every year.

2              4,921,200 mph – The speed at which Santa’s sleigh would need to travel if he were to reach every home in the world on Christmas Eve

3              £51,000,000 – The amount saved each year through the use of discount voucher codes

4              8 – The number of Santa’s reindeer who’s names are taken from Clement C. Moore’s “A Visit From St. Nicholas”

5              £700 Million – The amount of money spent on unwanted Christmas gifts

6              6.8 Million – The number of iOS and Android devices that will be activated on Christmas day

7              1957 – The year of the first ever televised Queen’s Christmas speech

8              45% – The percentage of all greetings card sent every year that are Christmas related

9              4.25 Million – The number of British people who will travel abroad for Christmas Covid-19 permitting

10           1 – The number of mince pies you should eat on each of the 12 days of Christmas to bring good luck

11           8 Million – The number of natural Christmas trees consumed by the UK each year

12           364 – The total number of gifts listed in “The 12 days of Christmas”

13           £18,000,000,000 – Will be withdrawn from UK cash machines over Christmas

14           822 – The number of houses Santa would need to visit every second if he were to make all his deliveries

15           20 Metres – The height of the Christmas tree in Trafalgar square

16           13 – The number of people named Santa in Iceland

17           25 Million – The number of Christmas puddings we eat in the UK every year

18           57 – The number of Olympic sized swimming pools that could be filled with the beer consumed in the UK over Xmas

19           3 Billion – The number of Christmas cards sent in the USA every year

20           221 Feet – The height of the tallest ever Christmas tree which was displayed in Northgate Shopping Centre, Seattle, Washington

  1. A Christmas Track.
  1. 21 Bob Sege - Little Drummer Boy
  1. A CHRISTMAS ALBUM.

  1. AN ANNUAL.

  1. A CHRISTMAS THEMED GAME.

  1. CHRISTMAS FILMS.

  1. CHRISTMAS CHOCOLATESELECTION BOX.

  1. A CHRISTMAS THEMED JIGSAW.

  1. A CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS BOOK.

  1. DRIVING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS.

  1. ADULT CHRISTMAS BOOK.

  1. A CHRISTMAS TREE.

  1. CHRISTMAS JUMPERS.

  1. CHRISTMAS TV TIMES.
CHRISTMAS 1957
  1. CHRISTMAS RADIO TIMES.
CHRISTMAS 2012
  1. A PANTOMIME.
NOTTINGHAM THEATRE ROYAL PANTOMIME
  1. ELF ON THE SHELF.

  1. CHRISTMAS TOP TEN.

TOP 10 CHRISTMAS WEEK No.1s 1962- 1971

 

Year       Artist                                                      Song                                                                                       Weeks at

                                                                                                                                                                                No.1

1962       Elvis Presley                                         “Return to Sender”                                                                              3

1963       The Beatles                                           “I Want to Hold Your Hand”                                                            5

1964       The Beatles                                           “I Feel Fine”                                                                                         5

1965       The Beatles                                           “Day Tripper” / “We Can Work It Out”                                          5

1966       Tom Jones                                            “Green, Green Grass of Home”                                                        7

1967       The Beatles                                           “Hello, Goodbye”                                                                                7

1968       The Scaffold                                        “Lily the Pink”                                                                                     4

1969       Rolf Harris                                            “Two Little Boys”                                                                               6

1970       Dave Edmunds                                    “I Hear You Knocking”                                                                      6

1971       Benny Hill                                             “Ernie (The Fastest Milkman in the West)”    

  1. SCROOGE.

  1. SANTA & RUDOLF.

  1. A CHRISTMAS FACT OR 2 OR 3.
  1. Every year, Europeans decorate about 50 million live Christmas trees and the United States about 35 million.

 

  1. Franklin Pierce (1853-1857) is believed to have been the first President to put a Christmas tree in the White House.

 

  1. Christmas trees were banned by President Teddy Roosevelt in the White House in 1901 because the President was concerned about the environmental effects, but his sons decorated a small tree cut on the White House grounds and hid it in a closet until Christmas morning.
  1. A CHRISTMAS CRACKER JOKE.

WHAT DID 52% OF BRITS ORDER FOR CHRISTMAS DINNER? – NO BRUSSELS

  1. CHRISTMAS GINGERBREAD HOUSE.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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