Happy National Best Friends Day! While on the surface, this may seem like one of those “fake” holidays you often see, there’s actually some history behind it.
According to Calendarr.com, U.S. Congress declared June 8 as National Best Friends Day back in 1935. Why June 8, though? That date was chosen due to it falling between spring and summer, so the weather would likely be nice enough to enjoy an outdoor activity with your BFF.
However, the holiday really took off thanks to social media. Various platforms provide a fun, easy way to share photos of your best friend along with hashtags like #NationalBestFriendsDay.
As with any holiday, a little celebrating is in order. Here are just some of our favorite best friends from film and TV. Enjoy!