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  National Pink Day!
When is National Pink Day? Always June 23rd!  (in America)
This holiday is not to be confused with Wear Pink Day or National Wear It Pink Day- National Wear it Pink Day which is celebrated in Canada on May 27th, 2010. The Weekend to End Women's Cancers (formerly known as the Weekend to End Breast Cancer) official website.  The actual
Breast Cancer Awareness Month is observed in October. National Pink Day has nothing to do with breast cancer awareness at all.
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How is this holiday celebrated?
This holiday is celebrated by going pink! That's right, today's the day to celebrate the color pink in every way you can think of.  It's easy to enjoy and participate in this holiday.
Here's a few ideas:

Wear pink clothes: Pink is always in a little girls closet so let today be the day you wear pink clothes to town. Yep dress up in pink just like your kids and have a day of pink fun. Go shopping for something new in pink to wear for next year too!

Go Weird & Wild with Pink: Color your hair pink for a day (or pink wig), wear bright pink lipstick and pink glitter blush with bright pink fingernails!

Eat Pink food: Desserts are the most popular when it comes to pink food. Favorite pink foods are milkshakes (like strawberry), pink jello, pink cupcakes with pink frosting, pink cotton candy, pink jelly beans, cookies with pink icing, pink cake with pink whipped cream. Now if your looking for other pink choices you can always add pink food coloring to chicken , mashed potatoes or even white rice. Try serving pink deviled eggs or pink salmon and pink sauce.

Drink Pink Drinks: Pink Lemonade, pink wine, pink coolaid, pink punch-

Alcoholic Beverages: A pink lady is an alcoholic beverage made with gin and grenadine syrup and may include other ingredients.  A pink squirrel is made of white creme de cacao, creme de noyaux and cream.  Pink Gin is a cocktail made by rinsing a glass with bitters and filling with gin. And don't forget how to make jello shots in pink and kool aid wine.

Have a Pink Party! This is the best way to celebrate everything pink! Not only can everyone wear pink and eat pink food but you can also go pink by sending pink invitations, topping your table with pink tablecloths, napkins and beautiful shapes of pink flowers. The most popular pink parties are tea parties and pink garden tea parties.
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Origin of this Holiday
Our research did not find the creator, or the origin of this day. We did however find that this holiday has been celebrated for years. There is plenty of documentation to support that this holiday does indeed exist.

This holiday is referred to as a "National" day. However, we did not find any congressional records or presidential proclamations for this day. Even though we didn't, this is still a holiday that is publicized to celebrate. So have fun with it and celebrate it!
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Common Connotations of Pink
girls, love, health, breast cancer awareness, fairies, Valentine's Day, homosexuality, bisexuality, spring, Easter, beauty:

In Thailand, pink is associated with Tuesday on the Thai solar calendar. Anyone may wear pink on         Tuesdays, and anyone born on a Tuesday may adopt pink as their color.
Pink (Victoria's Secret) is a line of loungeware clothing.
Mary Kay in 1968, Mary Kay Ash, purchased the first Pink Cadillac, which eventually became the             trademark of her company.
Pink Money refers to the financial power of the LGBT community.
The pink ribbon is the international symbol of breast cancer awareness.    see Wikipedia Pink Facts
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This holiday is celebrated the same day as:
Let It Go Day / Public Service Day / National Columnist's Day / Take Your Dog To Work Day
Midsummer's Eve, Christianized as the eve of the feast of Saint John the Baptist, is celebrated in much of          Northern Europe.
Victory Day – Estonia   • Father's Day – Poland, Nicaragua and Uganda
Grand Duke's Official Birthday – Luxembourg
Saint Jonas Day – especially celebrated in Lithuania
Typewriter Patented in 1868  Yo-Yo Birthday (Pedro Flores Began Marketing in 1928)

We found recognition about this holiday from:
Calendar sites and personal Internet sites that blog and share information about this holiday.
holidayinsights.comthefashionablehousewife.com  blog.newsok.com  urbandictionary.comswap-bot.com
wil92.commakesmomhappy.comaprilgellatly.compinkprayerbook.comblog.hgtv.com
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