08.08.08 sees boom in marriages
The eighth of the eighth two thousand and eight saw a boom in marriages across the Czech Republic, according to various sources. For example, the town of České Budějovice broke its previous records with 22 weddings taking place in one day. Meanwhile, the district of Prague reported 42 marriages, with 26 marriages taking place at the Old Town Hall. Besides the obvious symmetry of the date, the number eight is also viewed as representing unity.