In many countries, this date caused a real wedding boom.
Records were broken for the pair.
Moscow alone has experienced more than a thousand weddings.
In Kuala Lumpur, while the knot tied the 289 pairs; Manila - 300. Some were waiting for this event all year.
1. The bride and groom kiss after marriage registration on the day of 12.12.12, Hong Kong. (AP Photo / Kin Cheung)
2. 289 Malaysian pairs in the mass wedding in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (EFE / AHMAD YUSNI)
3. The Muslim wedding ceremony in a mosque in Jakarta, Indonesia. (Adek Berry / AFP / Getty Images)
4. Newlyweds kiss after marriage in New York, USA. (REUTERS / Mike Segar)