Happy Valentine's Day - 2.14.19


  1. More than one billion Valentine's Day cards are sold each year, making it the second busiest greeting card period of the year, behind only Christmas. 
  2. More than 36 million heart shaped boxes of chocolate and more than 50 million roses are sold each year on Valentine's Day. 
  3. About one billion Valentine's Day cards are exchanged every year in the U.S. alone.
  4. More than 36 million heart shaped boxes of chocolate and more than 50 million roses are sold each year on Valentine's Day. 
  5. It used to be considered bad luck to sign a Valentine's card. Tradition said it should be given anonymously. 
  6. In the Middle Ages, young men and women drew names to see who would be their Valentine. The name would be pinned to their sleeve, inspiring the expression "to wear your heart on your sleeve." 
  7. About three percent of pet owners give a Valentine's Day gift to their pets.
  8. According to Hallmark, more than 50 percent of Valentine's Day cards are purchased in the six days before the holiday.
  9. Seventy-three percent of people who buy flowers for Valentine's Day are men. 

Source: Wikipedia, SoftSchools.com, AL.com