Hey there, time traveller!
This article was published 22/7/2013 (1280 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.
SOME facts and numbers related to Monday's birth of a boy to Prince William and his wife, Kate:
2: Number of weeks Prince William receives for paternity leave
4: Number of names the baby is likely to have (Princes Charles, William and Harry all have three middle names)
4: Number of generations of direct descendants to the throne currently living
15: Number of direct descendants of the Queen (four children, eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, including the new prince)
31: Number of years since the last direct heir was born (Prince William was born on June 21, 1982)
2013: Number of commemorative silver pennies to be minted and distributed to babies born the same day
50,000: Number of royal baby-related bets the Ladbrokes betting agency accepted on the morning the prince was born
$88M: Expected royal birth contribution to Britain's souvenir industry
(according to the U.K. Centre of Retail Research)