13 weird and interesting facts about Christmas

13 weird and interesting facts about Christmas

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Even though we are not celebrating Catholic Christmas, you will definitely want to hear some weird and interesting facts about Christmas.

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13 weird and interesting facts about Christmas

1. All letters addressed to Santa Claus in the United States are sent to the Santa Claus, Indiana Post Office. A small group of people actually read and write responses to thousands of emails.

13 weird and interesting facts about Christmas

2. There is a village in Peru where people are fighting to take out last year's grievances with fistfights. Then they start the new year with a clean slate.

13 weird and interesting facts about Christmas

3. Some zoos accept old trees as food for their animals.

13 weird and interesting facts about Christmas

4. Irving Berlin's song "White Christmas" is believed to be the best-selling single in history, with over 100 million copies sold.

13 weird and interesting facts about Christmas

5. Paul McCartney makes nearly half a million dollars every year from his Christmas carol, which many critics consider to be the worst song ever.

13 weird and interesting facts about Christmas

6. Since 1960, most of the Swedish population has watched Donald Duck cartoons every Christmas Eve.

13 weird and interesting facts about Christmas

7. During Christmas 2010, the Colombian government lit the jungle trees with Christmas lights. As the FARC guerrillas walked by, the trees lit up with flags asking them to lay down their arms. 331 guerrillas did so, and the campaign won the Strategic Marketing Excellence award.

13 weird and interesting facts about Christmas

7. During Christmas 2010, the Colombian government lit the jungle trees with Christmas lights. As the FARC guerrillas walked by, the trees lit up with flags asking them to lay down their arms. 331 guerrillas did so, and the campaign won the Strategic Marketing Excellence award.

13 weird and interesting facts about Christmas

7. During Christmas 2010, the Colombian government lit the jungle trees with Christmas lights. As the FARC guerrillas walked by, the trees lit up with flags asking them to lay down their arms. 331 guerrillas did so, and the campaign won the Strategic Marketing Excellence award.

13 weird and interesting facts about Christmas

10. Between the 16th and 19th centuries, there was a "little ice age" when global temperatures were several degrees below normal. For this reason, many Christmas carols emphasize "white Christmas".

13 weird and interesting facts about Christmas

11. Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody is the only song to hit the UK Christmas Singles Chart twice, once in 1975 and again in 1991.

13 weird and interesting facts about Christmas

12. In Japan, people traditionally eat at KFC for Christmas dinner, thanks to a successful marketing campaign 40 years ago. KFC is so popular that customers have to place their Christmas orders 2 months in advance.

13 weird and interesting facts about Christmas

13. Christmas shopping accounts for 1/6 of all US retail sales annually.

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