The News Minute | December 20, 2014 | 18.50 pm ISTChristmas is just around the corner and preparations are being stepped up in full force across the world. While most people are familiar with the story and origin of the festival, there are several other tit bits about Christmas that not many know about. Like the period when Christmas was declared illegal or when Rudolph, the red-nosed reindeer came into existence. Can you guess how many countries celebrate Christmas or how many cards are sent out each year? Or maybe, how many turkeys are eaten in the US each year?Here is a less than two minute video by Alltime Numbers giving out some number related fun facts about Christmas.