Today is one of those woo-woo days where the date is the same number repeated thrice. To help you celebrate 12/12/12, here’s a list of the best things that come in three.

1. The Primary Colors

2. The Hanson Brothers (roll your eyes all you want, you know you wanted to be the fourth)

 3. The Little Shop of Horrors back up singers

4. “3 is a Magic Number” by School House Rock

5. Three ring circus

6. Three Little Pigs

7. The Three Stooges

8. Three French Hens

9. The Billy Goats Gruff

10. Ulysses Everett McGill, Delmar O’Donnell, & Pete Hogwallop

11. The number of bones in the human ear

12. The Bronte Sisters

13. Three sheets to the wind

14. Three piece suits

15. Three piece suits on Joseph Gordon Levitt

16. Tricycles

17. The Nina, the Pinta, and the Santa Maria

18. The top three songs played in 2012
1. “Diamonds” by Rhianna
2. “Locked Out of Heaven” by Bruno Mars
3. “Die Young” by Ke$ha

19. The NYTimes top three 2012 Bestsellers in Hardcover & Paperback
1. COLD DAYS, by Jim Butcher
2. THE BLACK BOX, by Michael Connelly
3. NOTORIOUS NINETEEN, by Janet Evanovich
1. KILLING KENNEDY, by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
2. PROOF OF HEAVEN, by Eben Alexander
3. THOMAS JEFFERSON, by Jon Meacham

20. The Little Kittens that Lost Their Mittens

21. The Macbeth witches

22. Cerberus’s heads

23. The Sanderson Sisters

24. The typical number of blind mice in a group.

25. Feet in a yard

26. 3D

27. Three legged races

28. Freud’s theory of personality

29. Destiny’s Child

30. Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice!

31. On your mark, get set, go!

32. Homo habilis, homo erectus, and homo sapien (the human species)


33. The Hanson Brothers in adult-form

34. Foster the People

35. “… of the people, by the people, for the people…” –The Gettysburg Address


37. Hear no evil, speak no evil, see no evil

37 1/2. Pinot Evil

38. The strongest geometric shape

39. The Fates

40. The minimum number of these devoured in one sitting

41. Harry, Hermione and Ron

42. The rule of three

  • The rule suggests that when things come in threes, they are inherently funnier, more satisfying, or more effective than other numbers of things.
43. The Breath of God, The Word of God and The Path of God–The three tests Indiana Jones had to pass to reach the holy grail.

44. Rock, paper, scissors

45. The main ingredients to this little miracle:


Happy 12/12/12 everyone 🙂