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The Cutest Valentine’s Day Video You’ll Watch

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Watch couples get engaged or married in National Parks and other public lands across the country.

Video from the Department of the Interior.

Image description: Happy Valentine’s Day! This Valentine’s Day card from 1919 says, “He doesn’t come to bite you, this little dog of mine, but simply to invite you to be my valentine.”
Image from the Library of Congress

Image description: Happy Valentine’s Day! This Valentine’s Day card from 1919 says, “He doesn’t come to bite you, this little dog of mine, but simply to invite you to be my valentine.”

Image from the Library of Congress

Valentines Day Fun Facts

Happy Valentines Day! In honor of the holiday known for love, candy and flowers, the U.S. Census Bureau shares these fun facts related to the holiday:

  • There were 1,177 U.S. manufacturing establishments that produced chocolate and cocoa products in 2009.
  • 24.7 pounds of candy were consumed by the average American in 2010.
  • 2.1 million marriages took place in the United States in 2009. That breaks down to nearly 5,800 a day.
  • There were 393 dating service establishments nationwide as of 2007, which combined made over $928 million in revenue.
  • 19% of people had been married twice as of 2010. Five percent have married three or more times. 75% of people who have ever been married have made only one trip down the aisle.

Learn more facts related to Valentines Day.