Beach Day by Rodger Bliss
May 2024

Happy New Year’s from the RiddleDude

Everyone knows that New Year’s Day follows Christmas Day by a week. For example, this year, Christmas was on a Friday, and New Year’s Day will be on a Friday, too–seven days later, right? Here’s the question: What is the most recent year in which Christmas Day and New Year’s Day fell on different days of the week?

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2 guesses to Happy New Year’s from the RiddleDude

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  • Paul

    Every year. This past year New Years Day was on a Thursday and Christmas Day was on a Friday, then seven days later was New Years Day, Friday January 1, 2010.

  • Dude


    It’s a trick question. The Fridays in question were Christmas 2009, and New Year’s Day 2010. So every “year” they fall on different days of the week.

    Paul, you’re today’s winner!