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Holiday Fun Facts:
  • An average household in America will mail out 28 Christmas cards each year and receive 28 in return
  • "Wassail" comes from the Old Norse "ves heill"--to be of good health.
  • Coca Cola was the first beverage company to use Santa for a winter promotion.
  • RKO Pictures bought the movie rights to "White Christmas" in 1946 for $10,000.
  • The first commemorative Christmas stamp was issued in Austria in 1937.
  • In 16th-century Germany fir trees were decorated with apples, roses, gilded candies, and colored paper.
  • During the Christmas buying season, Visa Cards alone are used an average of 5,340 times every minute in the U.S.
  • There are over 10,000 cut-your-own farms for Christmas trees in the United States.
  • "White Christmas" (1954), starring Bing Crosby, was the first movie to be made in Vista Vision, a deep-focus process.
  • 92 volunteers from 24 states, as well as residence staff, spent 3,400 hours decorating the White House.
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