Know anyone who got married last Friday? It turns out a record number of brides and grooms tied the knot that day because of the significance of the date. That's right, 8-8-08 wasn't just the start of the olympic games in Beijing. It's also belived to be good luck for the couples who got married on that day. In many Asian cultures, the number 8 signifies new beginnings, wealth and prosperity. So, for them, the date 8-8.08 is a triple threat. Other cultures see the pattern of the number 8 as infinite, meaning forever.