Monotonic dates

Useless but interesting… Just noticed that today’s date is 04.05.06

Later: Lots of nice emails about this. Sean French wrote:

I’m afraid I can outdo you in trainspotteringness. If you’d set your alarm clock last night for three seconds past 1.02am you could have been awake when it was

And James Cridland was actually awake at that magic moment:

I was listening to the radio this morning just after one o’clock. The exact time?

01.02 03″ 04/05/06

Virgin’s Robin Burke rather ominously played “The Final Countdown”: but the world hasn’t ended quite yet: possibly to Tony Blair’s irritation.