Yes, it seems there's a day of observance for everything. But National Hug Day, which some cuddly folks like to celebrate on January 21, is a chance to spread love around. Here Mike Moustakas, right, and Eric Hosmer of the Kansas City Royals celebrate after winning the World Series last November. Click through the gallery for other notable examples of folks hugging it out.
Pope Francis embraces a little girl named Sophie after she breached security and ran towards him during a parade in Washington last September.
Jim Obergefell, in dark suit, hugs fellow plaintiff Luke Barlowe as they exit the Supreme Court after oral arguments in their case last April in Washington. Two months later, the Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right.
US President Barack Obama hugs nurse Nina Pham, who was declared free of the Ebola virus after contracting the disease while caring for a Liberian patient in Texas, during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, October 24, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Ain't love grand? This photo tweeted by @BarackObama quickly became the most retweeted post of all time.
Michelle Obama, center right, stands with her arm around Britain's Queen Elizabeth II during a reception at Buckingham Palace. It's a royal no-no to touch the queen, but if anyone can get away with it, the first lady can.
Then-presidential candidate and Texas. Gov. George W. Bush (left) and Sen. John McCain of Arizona give each other a little bro love on stage at a rally in Daytona Beach, Florida, in 2000.
Bill Clinton moves in to hug former White House intern Monica Lewinsky at a Democratic fundraiser in Washington on October 23, 1996. Everyone knows what happened later.
Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls hugs the NBA Championship Trophy after the Bulls defeated the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 5 of the NBA Finals on June 12, 1991. It was Jordan's first NBA Championship win.
The smoldering embraces of Clark Gable as Rhett Butler and Vivien Leigh as Scarlett O'Hara in "Gone with the Wind" are enough to burn down Tara several times over.