ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- You don't typically find a wedding on a Wednesday, but with today's date lots of Stateline couples just couldn't resist.
Those couples include Christopher and Randi Francis who were 12th to wed at the Winnebago County Courthouse on Wednesday. It was packed with brides and grooms ensuring their spouses won't forget their anniversary date of 12/12/12. At least 20 couples got married in Winnebago County.
And quite the way to celebrate a golden birthday. Emma Anderson turned 12 today, on 12/12/12. She celebrated at the Olive Garden which is her favorite restaurant. She says this was the best birthday ever!
The next time a consecutive date like this will happen will be 89 years from now on January 1, 2101.