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Fathers Day Fun Facts

Come June and millions across the planet gear up for Father's Day, the unique holiday dedicated to fathers and fatherhood. To add a dash of extra amusement to your Father's Day celebrations, TheHolidaySpot brings you some wonderful fun facts related to Father's Day that you all will enjoy reading greatly. If you like these Father's Day Fun Facts, click here to share them with your loved ones. May this Father's Day be a memorable one for you!

Father's Day Facts

  • Make your Father's Day celebrations merrier with these amusing fun facts associated to the holiday.

  • More than one third of Father's Day cards are funny in nature.

  • Female shoppers spend 50% more than men on gifts for their Dad.

  • The term "Great White Father" refers to the United States President.

  • A study came up with the fact that female shoppers spend approximately 50 percent more than men, while buying gifts for their dad.

  • The youngest father crown was barged by 13-year-old Alfie Patten, in February, 2009, when he fathered a child with his 15 year old girlfriend.

  • The world's oldest father was an Indian farmer named Nanu Ram Jogi, who fathered his 21st child at the age of 90, in the year 2007.

  • In 2006, 66% children younger than 6 were praised three or more times a day by their fathers.

  • 53% children younger than 6 ate breakfast with their father every day in 2006.

  • 71% children younger than 6 ate dinner with their father every day in 2006.

  • Martin Luther King, Jr., was originally named Michael, like his father. When Jr. was 5, dad changed both their names to Martin.

  • Hammers, wrenches and screwdrivers feature high on the list of Father’s Day gifts in the U.S.
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