The week and a half between Sept. 9 and Sept. 20 contains nine of the top 10 birthdays in America, according to Atlanta-based Carvel, citing research shared on The Daily Viz ( and Reader’s Digest ( To celebrate the September birthdays of its Fudgie Fanatics email club members, Carvel said it will randomly select 50 members to receive a $50 Carvel gift card to use for their birthday ice cream cakes.

"Our beloved brand has been a part of Americans' birthday celebrations for over 84 years, so who else would be more trusted to deliver the most perfect celebratory cake. With so many of our fans having September birthdays, we wanted to show our appreciation by surprising them with an ice cream treat on us," said Scott Colwell, president of Carvel.