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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 ... But how did this tongue twister of a superstition originate, and does Friday the ...

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Jan 13, 2017 ... Psychologists have even come up with a word for how you're feeling – paraskavedekatriaphobia, or fear of Friday the 13th. One option is to ...

www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/friday-the-13th-where-does-it-come-from-and-why-do-we-still-care-a7027366.html

May 13, 2016 ... Today is Friday the 13th, and many people will be nervously watching ... surrounding this day, known as paraskevidekatriaphobia, originate from?

www.ibtimes.com/friday-13th-history-origins-myths-superstitions-unlucky-day-395108

Jan 13, 2012 ... Today is Friday the 13th, known by many as the unluckiest day on the year. ... 1907, the popularity of the superstition must come from the publication of ... the Grand Master of the Knights Templar, did occur on Friday, Oct. 13, ...

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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  ...

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Nov 13, 2015 ... Another Friday the 13th is upon us. But don't despair: experts say people may actually be safer on this infamous day, despite long-held beliefs ...

mentalfloss.com/article/52696/why-friday-13th-considered-unlucky

But just where did this superstitious association come from, and how did it ... The truth is that no one is absolutely sure where the idea that Friday the 13th is ...

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2013/09/the-origin-of-friday-the-13th-as-an-unlucky-day

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 ...