The most famous Luxembourgian footballer in 2007 was Jeff Strasser, who has made a successful career in the French and German leagues.
The 1993 comedy movie, Groundhog Day, takes place in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, on Groundhog Day.
Every February 2, on Groundhog Day, Willie takes part in the local Wiarton Willie Festival.
Assuming that the equinox marked the first day of spring in certain medieval cultures, as it does now in Western countries, Groundhog Day occurred exactly six weeks before spring.
Groundhog Day is a holiday celebrated in the United States and Canada on February 2, each year.
The organizers were unable to find a replacement, and instead marked Groundhog Day by revealing "Willie" in a coffin.
The development of holidays such as Groundhog Day also shows the desire human beings have to mark significant times with celebration, bringing happiness and a chance to spend time together in an enjoyable fashion.
The reporter traveled to Wiarton looking for the Groundhog Day event.
An early American reference to Groundhog Day can be found at the Historical Society of Berks County in Reading, Pennsylvania.
Groundhog Day proponents state that the rodents' forecasts are 75- to 90-percent accurate.
The local newspaper, The Punxsutawney Spirit, printed the proclamation "Today is groundhog day and up to the time of going to press the beast has not seen its shadow.
On February 2, Groundhog Day of each year, the town of Punxsutawney celebrates their beloved groundhog with a festive atmosphere of music and food.
The original Wiarton Willie lived to the advanced age of 22, and was found dead only two days before Groundhog Day in 1999.
Aside from the Candlemas origins of Groundhog Day, some other days are considered predictors of the weather to come.
Groundhog Day in Wiarton has become a major celebration, with dances, parades, ice hockey tournaments, curling bonspiels, pancake breakfasts, darts, and snooker tournaments, sleigh rides, a Monte Carlo Night, and a fish fry.