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100 Things Turning 100 in 2022

It’s a big deal to celebrate such a big number, and we should know, because Reader’s Digest is turning 100 this year! Happy birthday to us—and many more.


Why September Is the Most Popular Month for Birthdays

Nine of the ten most common birthdays are in September. Is yours one of them?


Why Do We Eat Birthday Cake?

Hint: It has to do with the Ancient Greeks!


Why My Quarantine Birthday Was Actually One of the Best Ever

I was dreading my quarantine birthday. How would I celebrate my milestone year sans party, cake, and gifts?

If You Were Born In Summer, This Is What We Know About You

Astrology may be a matter of belief, but there are scientific studies that link birth season to personality and health...


Can You Guess How Many Living People Share Your Birthday?

When people add "And many more..." to the end of "Happy Birthday," they aren't kidding.

These Are the Luckiest Days of the Year to Do Everything, According to Numerology

Numerology predicts many life events, believers say. When will good fortune come your way?


Meet The Woman Who Throws Birthday Parties For Homeless Kids

The Birthday Party Project is a nonprofit devoted to providing special days for the kids who need them most.