How common are 60th wedding anniversaries?

What percentage of couples make it to their 60th wedding anniversary?

This weekend we celebrated an event that it is said only one in 5.5 percent of couples achieve. It was my parents’ Diamond Anniversary – 60 years married.

What is traditional for a 60th wedding anniversary?

60 years of marriage deserves something truly special to commemorate it, so it’s no surprise that the traditional 60th anniversary gift is a diamond. This precious gemstone is a fitting tribute to a rock-solid relationship, symbolizing light, durability and faithfulness.

Do you get anything from the Queen for 60th wedding anniversary?

The Queen sends messages of congratulations for Diamond (60th), 65th and Platinum (70th) wedding anniversaries and every year thereafter. Her Majesty also arranges messages for 100th, 105th birthdays and every year thereafter. 2. … It is possible to receive a belated message up to six months after the event.

How many couples married for 60 years?

16% of marriages reach the 60th wedding anniversary. The average marriage is expected to last for 32 years.

What do you write on a 60th wedding anniversary card?

“On your diamond anniversary, we send you all out love on this very special day, Sixty years of giving happiness, love and loyalty to each other must not go unmarked. We wish you many more years of love and good health together.”

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Do you automatically get a card from the Queen on your 100th birthday?

1. Which anniversaries/birthdays does The Queen send congratulatory messages for? The Queen sends messages of congratulations for Diamond (60th), 65th and Platinum (70th) wedding anniversaries and every year thereafter. Her Majesty also arranges messages for 100th, 105th birthdays and every year thereafter.