2017 Hug a Newsman Day

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4th April

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Hug a Newsman Day gives you the opportunity to give a great, big hug to your local newsperson. C'mon, admit it. You've watched your cute newsman day in and day out. You've always told your self if you ever see him, you would give him a great, big hug. Well, today is your opportunity.

The Merriam-Webster dictionary tells us that the word “newsman” dates back to 1596.  They have been working hard for many years to bring us the news from around the world.

Hug a Newsman Day

A few well-known newspersons include:

- Tom Brokaw

- Barbara Walters

- David Brinkley

- Katie Couric

- Walter Cronkite

- Peter Jennings

- Barbara Walters

April 4th is National Hug a Newsperson Day (formerly National Hug a Newsman Day).  Each year this day gives everyone the opportunity to say thank you, and if possible, a hug to their local newsperson.




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We provide holidays for around thirty counties including Unites States, United Kingdom, India, Australia, Singapore, China, Canada, Malaysia, Indonesia etc. Religious festivals like Hindu Festivals, Islamic Festivals, Jewish Festivals, Christian Festivals, Sikh Festivals and Buddhist Festivals.

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International Years - The United Nations picks several topics or themes each year that are the focus of the calendar year. In 2015, these are: International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies and International Year of Soils.

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