Now, while only a select number of us have managed to nab a lefty (only 10 percent of people are left handed), those of us who did got some pleasant surprises. Research suggests that people who predominately use their left hand have higher-than-average IQs, maybe be more independent and more able to adapt to life. Some researchers even believe that lefties have more leadership abilities—pointing to the disproportionate number of left-handed presidents we've had in the United States. For Love Of Country, Please Shag Your Partner
While we realize some of the traits like adaptability are probably learned because it's a right-handed world, some other fun facts about lefties prove they're undeniably sexy. Left handers excel in baseball, tennis and swimming; four of the five founder of Apple were left handed; and left-handed people typically reach puberty before righties do.
In honor of Left Handers' Day, we've developed a list of some lefties we'd like to date.
Tom Cruise—Yes, he's a little crazy. And yes, he's only a sometimes lefty. But there will always be a soft spot in our hearts for the Risky Business and Jerry Maguire star.
Matt Dillon—If you missed him in The Outsiders 25 years ago, did you at least catch him in Crash? Sure, maybe he was playing one terrible cop, but did you see him in uniform? We'd date him on looks alone, but if he has half the qualities of the other lefties out there, he could arrest us anyday.
Deion Sanders—What's better that being an NFL star? Maybe being an MLB star? Or being both? Neon Deion and his left hand have some amazing athletic abilities and we're sure than equals great things in his love life.
Noel Gallagher—He may not be as sexy as he was in the '90s, but the Oasis front man definitely has some brooding musician sex appeal. And his rowdy musician persona only helps that out. We'd let him be our Wonderwall any day.
Keanu Reeves—Neo may be the one but Keanu can be ours. We'll forgive his presence in Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey, because it's his day, after all.
Brangelina—Please, like we even have to explain why we'd date this couple. Maybe it's the appeal of dating a couple or maybe just because they're Brad and Angelina. Knowing that they are both lefties makes them even more appealing.