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NATIONAL POPCORN LOVER’S DAY

Popcorn Lover’s Day is a day set aside for all those who love popcorn to celebrate. While popcorn is commonly eaten in movie theaters, it is also a great snack to eat at home. This snack comes either salted or sweetened. In North America, it is traditionally served salted, often with butter or a butter-like topping. In recent years, popcorn comes in a number of different flavors, with caramel corn and kettle corn, very popular. There is also cheddar cheese popcorn, chocolate covered popcorn, and many other flavors.

When is National Popcorn Lover’s Day

The second Thursday in March

How is National Popcorn Lover’s Day Celebrated?:

  • Eat popcorn of course! It can be made on a stovetop or in your microwave
  • Host a gathering and provide different flavors of popcorn and vote for your favorite flavor
  • Send popcorn gifts to those you love.
  • Tell “corny” jokes
  • Watch “Children of the Corn”
  • Go to the movies and order salted popcorn with a lot of butter. Movie popcorn is filled with calories but delicious.

National Popcorn Lover’s Day Trivia/Facts:

  • Popcorn is actually good for you when eaten plain. It’s the toppings we add (butter, cheese, etc.) that are not very healthy
  • This day was created by Bob Matthews of Rochester, NY on January 6, 2012, because he just loved popcorn
  • Popcorn is a type of corn that expands from the kernel and puffs up when heated
  • Archaeologists have found ears of popcorn that are nearly 5,600 years old
  • Christopher Columbus is believed to have introduced popcorn to Europeans in the late 15th century
  • Jiffy Pop popcorn is still a fan favorite – especially when camping

Celebrities who celebrate their birthday on March 8th:

  • Kat Von D – Tattoo artist
  • Aidan Quinn – Actor
  • Mickey Dolenz – Singer/drummer
  • Josephine Cochrane – Inventor
  • Edward Albee – Playwright
  • Al Jarreau – Singer
  • Aaron Eckhart – Actor

Popular Social Media Hashtags:

#popcorn #popcornloversday  #ilovepopcorn

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