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May 7th, 2009
07:38 AM ET

What's so odd about today??

It's Odd Day.
Check your calendars to find out what I'm talking about.
It's one of only six days this century that the date lines up with three consecutive odd numbers.
Today is May 7th, 2009, or 5-7-9.
Get it?
This is just ONE of the days mathematicians have been excited about this year.
We had the rare Square Root Day.
That was 3-3-09.
There was also Pi day, 3-14.
But enough about those, we're talking about Odd Day today.
Like I said, there are only 6 of these every century, with the next one coming in 2 years, 2 months and 2 days.
I'll leave it to you to figure out the others.

From writer Doug Furnad


Filed under: Anchors • Heidi Collins
soundoff (10 Responses)
  1. MB

    i found 9:

    01/03/05
    03/05/07
    05/07/09
    07/09/11
    09/11/13
    05/03/01
    07/05/03
    09/07/05
    11/09/07

    May 7, 2009 at 8:35 am |
  2. hongli

    Don -How come you are not speaking about Limbaugh's Comments about Colin Powell? Limbaugh wants Powell to leave the Republican Party and become a DEMOCRAT.

    May 7, 2009 at 9:54 am |
  3. Dave B

    Actually, if you count the backward consecutive dates, I think there would be one more, totalling 10:

    01/03/05
    03/05/07
    05/07/09
    07/09/11
    09/11/13
    11/13/15
    11/09/07
    09/07/05
    07/05/03
    05/03/01

    May 7, 2009 at 11:20 am |
  4. MB

    good call Dave B

    May 7, 2009 at 4:33 pm |
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