Frozen foods hit the grocery stores in the early 1930s after Mr. Birdseye himself invented this precious commodity. More than 50 years later, the frozen delights got their own special holiday. In 1984, President Ronald Reagan made the chilly announcement that March 6 is officially Frozen Food Day. He called upon all Americans to "observe such day with appropriate ceremonies and activities."
Thanks to the frozen food industry, you can (and should ) celebrate Frozen Food Day in true frozen food manner:
- Start your day with by popping a frozen breakfast into the microwave.
- For lunch, select among a wide array of frozen lunch treats.
- Take a trip to the grocery store to buy some frozen food, any will do.
- Dinner: If you are in a hurry, you're in luck. The selection of dinner entrees is seemingly endless.
- Snack time is the perfect time for ......ice cream! of "National Frozen Food Day":
Congress, by Senate Joint Resolution 193, designated March 6, 1984, as ``Frozen Food Day'' and authorized and requested the President to issue a proclamation upon this occasion. In Proclamation #5157, President Ronald Reagan said: "Now, Therefore, I, Ronald Reagan, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim March 6, 1984, as Frozen Food Day, and I call upon the American people to observe such day with appropriate ceremonies and activities." And, so this became a true National day of recognition and celebration.