ABC's Bradley Blackburn reports from New York:
If you haven't noticed yet, today is a special day. It's 09/09/09, the rarest of days when writing a check might actually be fun. It's an attention grabbing date that occurs only once a century, and it's the last time we'll see a string of single digits as a date until January 1, 2101.
Marketers have been quick to see the commercial potential of the eye-catching date. The Beatles Rock Band video game hits store shelves today, and the animated movie '9' opens in theaters. Apple, Inc. has even rescheduled a planned announcement to take advantage of a memorable date — it's expected to unveil its latest iPod models.
Across the country, many couples are choosing this unique day to tie the knot. In Florida, one county clerk plans a wedding special for $99.99. Maybe today's newlywed-husbands hope that those lucky nines mean they'll never forget an anniversary.
So does 09/09/09 have any special meaning to you? Give us your thoughts below.