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History of Friday the 13th
The fear of Friday the 13th stems from two separate fears -- the fear of the number 13 and the fear of Fridays. Both fears have deep roots in Western culture, most notably in Christian theology. Thirteen is significant to Christians because it is the number of people who were present at the Last Supper... More »

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Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day in Western superstition. It occurs when the 13th ... adding weight to the superstition, since bad luck is said to "come in threes". ... The 2000 parody film Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the Thirteenth was released in Italy with the title Shriek – Hai impegni per venerdì 17  ...

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May 13, 2011 ... Explore the history of Friday the 13th and find out whether this widely ... But how did this tongue twister of a superstition originate, and does ...

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Jan 13, 2017 ... Friday the 13th, considered by many as one of the unluckiest days of ... all day to avoid any potential Friday the 13th bad luck that may come your .... Over the past few years it has emerged that the cost of air travel does indeed ...

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May 13, 2016 ... Today is Friday the 13th, and many people will be nervously watching the skies for sudden lightning strikes or falling anvils. But where does our ...

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Jan 12, 2017 ... We've all been raised to dread Friday the 13th — but does anyone know why?

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4. Friday the 13th Can Come in Threes. A bit of bad news for all of you who suffer from friggatriskaidekaphobia – all years will have at least one Friday the 13th.

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Jan 6, 2017 ... But just where did this superstitious association come from, and how did ... one is absolutely sure where the idea that Friday the 13th is unlucky ...

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Sep 13, 2013 ... So why is Friday the 13th considered such an “evil” day? ... So when did Friday and the number 13 join forces like a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup ...

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Superstition: Why Friday the 13th is considered an especially unlucky day. ... “I have known, and now know, persons in genteel life who did, and do, not sit down  ...