It happens all the time.
The calendar hits a certain date and people go out of their way to attach some sort of meaning to it. October 10, 2010 (10-10-10) was "Binary Day", July 7, 2007 (7-7-07) was a day for luck and, of course, May Fourth is "Star Wars Day" (think about it).
So, what do you do if December 12, 2012 is around the corner and 12 is your "special number"?
Well, if you're Hall of Fame second baseman Roberto Alomar (and you spent your big league career wearing the number 12), you get married...no matter how cliche it sounds.
"Kim and I couldn't be happier that we are wedding on the date 12-12-12...my special number," the former Major Leaguer told the website Terez Owens. "Kim is my love and my life."