MARCH 10, 2013 – NATIONAL MARIO DAY – NATIONAL WOMEN and GIRLS HIV/AIDS AWARENESS DAY – NATIONAL BLUEBERRY POPOVER DAY – NATIONAL PACK YOUR LUNCH DAY

National Day Calendar

NATIONAL MARIO DAY

National Mario Day is celebrated each year on March 10th.  Mario Day honors Mario from the popular Nintendo game.
This is a gamer holiday that is celebrated on march 10th because of the way the date appears, when abbreviated (Mar.10).  It looks just like the name Mario.

** Mario, the Italian plumber, first appeared in Donkey Kong in 1981 **

** In 1983 Mario got his own game with his brother Luigi **

** Mario is known as being the most famous video game character ever created**

** Over 210 million copies of the Mario game series have been sold **

To celebrate National Mario Day, play his video games all day and also celebrate all the other Marios in the world.

NATIONAL MARIO DAY HISTORY

Our research has found that this day was started by video gamer’s and Mar. 10 was chosen because of how it appears…

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