Nightly News | December 12, 2012
>>> p big events of this day 12/12/12 is the sandy relief concert. there are other occasions happening to mark this remarkable date. they're all driven by superstiti superstition, numerology, planetary alignment , even romance. here's andrea canning.
>> reporter: today at 12 minutes after 12:00 on 12/12/12 george and inette said "i do."
>> i proudly pronounce you husband and wife.
>> reporter: with 12 bridesmaids and 12 groomsmen of course. why 12/12/12?
>> that's a remarkable date and i felt george and i are a remarkable couple.
>> reporter: brides and grooms around the world from hong kong to philadelphia --
>> in sickness and in health --
>> reporter: also hit the calendar jackpot counting on some good luck. a new survey says while 485 couples got married on this date last year, today, more than 9,000 couples will marry. it's also a popular birthday.
>> we got triplets on 12/12.
>> reporter: hospitals are reporting a surge in scheduled c-sections. melody timed it just right at atlanta's north side hospital welcoming baby cooper this morning.
>> her son will always be able to remember that day very easily.
>> what do you think about december 12th , 2012 ?
>> reporter: radio host and numerologist the star man said 12/12/12 marks a fresh start.
>> it's a very vibrational day. with the sun and moon being in sign of sagittarius and a lot of people are going to be experiencing epiphany moments.
>> reporter: whether you buy into it or not, catchy dates have been captivating the world for decades.
>> superstitious betters putting their money on the number 7 horses.
>> post offices were overwhelmed by demand for 8/08 stamps.
>> reporter: as for george , he's feeling pretty lucky in 2012 but he's now officially given up any excuse for ever forgetting his anniversary.
>> i better not forget.
>> reporter: andrea canning, nbc news, baldwin, new york.