1/11/11: A Day of Firsts

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    Today's date may have more of a significance to some. It's one of only 13 days this century written with the same digits.

    On New Year's Day 2011, we enjoyed 1/1/11. Today, it's 1/11/11. On Nov. 1 we'll be at it again with 11/1/11 and the Big Daddy of them all Veterans Day this year will be 11/11/11.

    1-11-11: Day of Firsts

    [DGO] 1-11-11: Day of Firsts
    Jodi Kodesh and the anchors for NBC 7/39 News in the Morning ask viewers what's special about this date. (Published Tuesday, Jan 11, 2011)

    If you're thinking today will be your lucky day, you're not alone. We asked our Facebook page followers if the date had any special meaning.

    Richard Cooper shared his story. He posted that after driving for four days from Tampa, Fl, today is his first day in his new town of San Diego. "1/11/11 is my lucky day!" Cooper posted.

    The date prompted thousands of Twitter followers to share the date. Some of them excited to share the time 11:11 a.m. on 1/11/11.

    Verizon will announce its new iPhone offering on this special day. Musicians Britney Spears, Kanye West and Jay-Z chose today to release new singles.

    Let us know what you think. Comment below, send us your thoughts via Twitter @nbcsandiego or add your comment to our Facebook page.