Ancient Babylonians celebrated the new year on the first full moon after the spring equinox about 4,000 years ago. At this time, they would make promises to the gods to pay back any debts they owed and return borrowed objects.
Julius Caesar made January 1 the first day of the year in 46 B.C., but England and the American Colonies wouldn't do so until 1752.
44% of adults kiss someone at midnight
8% succeed in achieving their resolution
64% maintained resolutions for one month
46% maintained them past 6 months
45% of Americans usually make New Year's Resolutions
38% never make resolutions
Top 5 Resolutions
Spend less, save more
Enjoy life to the fullest
Stay fit & healthy