Norwegian boy celebrates his 12th birthday on 12/12/12

By Agence France-Presse
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 13:38 EDT
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By the magic of numbers a Norwegian boy celebrated a very special occasion on Wednesday, feting his 12th birthday on December 12, 2012 — 12/12/12 — at 12:12 pm, a newspaper reported.

Joergen Svendsen Killi was born on December 12, 2000 at 12:12 pm, according to his birth certificate, a picture of which was published on the site of tabloid Verdens Gang, promising him an unforgettable birthday 12 years later.

After Wednesday, the next time the same digits will appear in the date, month and year in the same order will be in more than 88 years, on January 1, 2101, or 01/01/01.

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