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“We have learned that couples love dates that have patterns. The last consecutive series of the century will occur next year, 12/13/14. It falls on a Saturday, so we predict this date could reach record-breaking numbers,” said Brian Beitler of David’s Bridal.
Tuesdays usually a big day for weddings — unless the date happens to be 11/12/13.
There’s going to be a rush to the altar next Tuesday, as an estimated 2,265 couples tie the knot on the next-to-last date of the century to feature three sequential numbers, according to David’s Bridal.
The company keeps a database to track wedding date trends — particularly iconic dates with sequential numbers, or repeated numbers such as last year’s 12/12/12.
Last year, there were 371 weddings on the second Tuesday of November.
It’s all part of a growing trend among U.S. brides — who love to marry on an “iconic date,” the store said.
Iconic dates have become a trend in the U.S.
According to the David’s Bridal ‘What’s on Brides’ Minds’ survey, 40% of brides would consider planning their wedding on a special date, such as 11/12/13 or 12/13/14.
“When 7/7/07 happened and all of a sudden we had an estimated 66,000 weddings on one day, it caught our attention,” said Beitler.
According to the David’s Bridal “What’s on Brides’ Minds” survey, 40% of brides would consider planning their wedding on a special date, such as 11/12/13 or 12/13/14.