CHRISTMAS 2021 ADVENT DAY 9 BLOG POST
jeanniejeanniejeannie.co.uk BLOG Thursday 9th December 2021
ADVENT DOOR 9 – 24 DAY COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS DAY!
16 SLEEPS UNTIL CHRISTMAS DAY
- A CHRISTMAS CARD.
- THOUGHT FOR CHRISTMAS.
80 NICE LITTLE CHRISTMAS NUMBER of 2021 2 of 4
21 15 – The average age of a Christmas tree when it is sold
22 £1,600,000,000 – The total spent by the UK at Christmas
23 230,000 Tonnes – The amount of wasted Christmas food that is thrown away each year
24 1 – The number of Santa’s reindeer who’s names are taken from the song “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”
25 300 Million – The number of mince pies eaten over Xmas
26 16.6% – The percentage of total US retail sales that are Christmas related
27 83 Square km – The amount of wrapping paper sold in the UK every Christmas
28 60 Million – The number of Christmas trees grown each year in Europe
29 113 Feet – The height of the tallest ever snowman, which was built in Maine, America
30 45.72 Metres – The length of the biggest Christmas cracker ever made. It was also 3.04 meters wide
31 3 – The number Beatles Christmas number 1’s. The band achieved top spot in 1963, 1965 and 1967
32 £10.4 Million – The amount spent decorating the Christmas tree at the Tsunamachi Misui Club, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan in 2002
33 30,000 – The number of participants in the largest ever Secret Santa, organised by Reddit in 2012
34 10 Million – The number of Turkeys cooked in the UK every Xmas
35 32.56 Metres – The length of the longest ever Christmas Stocking. It was also 14.97 metres wide
36 600,000 – The number of letters sent to Santa every year
37 3 – The number of Christmas trees planted to replace each one harvested
38 16 – The average number of Christmas presents a UK child receives
39 6 Million – The number of rolls of sellotape that will be sold in the UK in the run up to Christmas
40 £330 – The average amount a UK adult spends buying Christmas presents
- A Christmas Track.
- 23 Gladys Knight - Do You Hear What I Hear
- A CHRISTMAS ALBUM.
- AN ANNUAL.
- A CHRISTMAS THEMED GAME.
- CHRISTMAS FILMS.
- CHRISTMAS CHOCOLATESELECTION BOX.
- A CHRISTMAS THEMED JIGSAW.
- A CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS BOOK.
- DRIVING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS.
- ADULT CHRISTMAS BOOK.
- A CHRISTMAS TREE.
- CHRISTMAS JUMPERS.
- CHRISTMAS TV TIMES.
- CHRISTMAS RADIO TIMES.
- A PANTOMIME.
Venue: Sunderland Empire
Title: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Production company: UK Productions
Dates: 10th December 2021 – 2nd January 2022
Cast: Tom Whalley, Miss Rory, Su Pollard, Claire Maynard, Jonathan Carlton, Katie Hutton, Tomos Jones
Directed by Jimmy Johnston
Musical Direction by Stephen Roberts
Choreographed by Phylida Crowley-Smith
- ELF ON THE SHELF.
- CHRISTMAS TOP TEN.
Top 10 Most Streamed Christmas 2020 Songs on Spotify
It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas!
It’s about time to start getting in the Christmas spirit and what better way to do that than to turn on some holiday tunes?
Over the course of the festive season, Christmas songs are streamed millions of times around the world with the top ranking songs easily racking up over 200 million listens since their debut. Based on data compiled by Spotify, we’ve discovered the top 10 most streamed Christmas songs of all time on the streamer.
There’s something for everyone on the list with songs ranging from classics like “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” to “All I Want for Christmas Is You” to newer hits like “Mistletoe” by Justin Bieber. Make sure to add these to your Christmas playlists!
Here are the top 10 most streamed Christmas songs on Spotify…
- “Fairytale of New York (feat. Kirsty MacColl)” by The Pogues
- “White Christmas” by Bing Crosby
- “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!” by Frank Sinatra
- “Do They Know It’s Christmas? (1984 Version)” by Band Aid
- “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” by Andy Williams
- “Mistletoe” by Justin Bieber
- “It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas” by Michael Bublé
- “Santa Tell Me” by Ariana Grande
- “Last Christmas” by Wham!
- “All I Want for Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey
- SANTA & RUDOLF.
- A CHRISTMAS FACT OR TWO OR THREE
- People used to tell scary ghost stories on Christmas Eve a century ago
- A law in Britain to this day forbids you from not visiting church on Christmas day. And you cannot visit the church on a vehicle. However, this law is just sitting on a piece of paper and is not followed actually.
- Newspaper publishers hate publishing phone numbers as the potential for a mistake is high. In 1955, Sears tried to put the number of one of their stores where children could call Santa Clause and tell him what they wanted for Christmas in the newspaper. However, the number printed was for the NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) hotline. Thus, “Santa Tracker” began. NORAD still provides flight updates on the internet, TV news, and a special iPhone app each Christma
23. A CHRISTMAS CRACKER JOKE.
HOW DID SCROOGE WIN THE FOOTBALL MATCH? – THE GHOST OF CHRISTMAS PASSED
24. CHRISTMAS GINGERBREAD HOUSE.
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