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Friday the 13th

Paraskevidekatriaphobia has developed over the last two centuries, but has not been directly connected to any particular origin. Those who feel that Fridays are not lucky and 13 is unlucky have deemed Friday the 13th a particularly bad day, while others look at it as a day of good fortune.

Asked in Catholicism, Word and Phrase Origins, Superstitions, Friday the 13th

What is the origin of the Friday the 13th superstition?

The convergence of two superstitions between the number 13 and Friday seem to be at the heart of many questions concerning this particular superstition. So lets start with those. FRIDAY has been an inauspicious day for a very long time, and in many varied cultures. It has been held to be both unlucky and as a day when evil influences are at work. In Ancient Rome, Friday was execution day. In some pre-Christian Religions Friday was a day of worship, so those who involved...
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Asked in Statistics, Birthdays, Friday the 13th

If your birthday is on Friday the 13th when will you have another birthday on Friday the 13th?

The recurrence of a Friday the 13th birthday depends on the month and year in which you were born. Identical calendar years repeat on 6, 11, or 28 year cycles, but any monthly Friday the 13th will occur every 6, 5, 6, and 11 years. Example : February 13th birthday occurs in 1914, 1920, 1925, 1931, 1942, 1948, 1953, 1959, 1970, 1976, 1981, 1987, 1998, 2004, 2009, 2015, 2026 Birthdays could be any of the following sequences : 6th, 11th, 17th, 28th, 34th,...
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Asked in Horror and Suspense Movies, Superstitions, Friday the 13th

Why is Friday the 13th considered unlucky?

Christians say that Christ was crucified on Friday the 13. On Friday the 13th the grandmaster Jacques DeMolay, leader of the Templars, was arrested and died and so did the rest of the Templar because of King Philip's jealousy of the Templars rise to power....
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Asked in Friday the 13th

When is the next Friday the 13th after may 2011?

The next Friday the 13th after May 2011 is January 2012. 2012 will have three Friday the 13ths, in January, April, and July. ...
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Asked in Calendar, Friday the 13th

When is the next August Friday 13th?

The next Friday the 13th in August isnt until the year 2021
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Asked in Friday the 13th

When did the superstition of the 13th floor start?

In 1987, On Friday the 13th, March.
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Asked in Statistics, Horror and Suspense Movies, Friday the 13th

What really happened on Friday the 13th?

the devil came to earth and thats how friday the 13th was born
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Asked in Science, Statistics, Calendar, Friday the 13th

Does every year contain at least one Friday the 13th?

Will Friday the 13th occur every year? i decided i need a property for Fri the 13th to make my proof easier. i chose the fact that if Friday is the 13th, then Sunday is the 1st. From there, i set out to prove that every year, at least one Sunday will be the first of some month, thus proving the existence of Fri the 13th. CLAIM: It doesn't matter what day the year starts on because no matter what day the...
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Asked in Friday the 13th

What to do when its Friday?

Run around the office naked and punch your boss in the face cuz it's FRIDAY! this guy does not know what he is talking about you go out with your girl friend and make out ...
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Asked in Holidays and Traditions, History, Friday the 13th

What is the story behind Friday the 13th?

According to some experts, the belief that Friday the 13th is a particularly unlucky day is a modern amalgamation of two older superstitions: that thirteen is an unlucky number and that Friday is an unlucky day. It is not an ancient superstition, and it does not refer to any particular historical Friday the 13th. In numerology, the number twelve is considered the number of completeness, as reflected in the twelve months of the year, twelve signs of the zodiac, twelve hours of...
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Asked in Friday the 13th

When is the next Friday the 13th in 2013?

In 2012,it is: January 13 April 13 July 13 I don't know about 2013. Sorry! ...
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Asked in Urban Legends, Friday the 13th

What would be the unluckiest hour on Friday the 13th?

From 12:00 noon to 1:00pm!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Pagans believe that Friday and the number 13 are actually the luckiest day and number. I beg to differ about the above... as a pagan practitioner I can say that the number 13 is not only NOT unlucky, but as it is the number of moons in a year, it is in fact a lucky number. As for Friday, as it is named for the Norse Goddess Freya - Goddess of Love, Beauty, War, Magic and...
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Asked in Statistics, Calendar, Friday the 13th

What month is Friday the 13ths on in 2011?

There in only one Friday that 13th in 2011. It's in May.
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Asked in Friday the 13th

When did the costa concordia acedent happen?

Friday 13th January 2012
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Asked in Movies, Statistics, Horror and Suspense Movies, Friday the 13th

How did Friday the 13 Jason die?

Some mean old kid pushed him in and he could not swim so sadly he sank down to the bottom of the lake and now he just sits there waiting for someone to kill. That is what really happed daaaaaaaaaa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ...
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Asked in Statistics, Calendar, Friday the 13th

When did February 13th fall on a Friday?

The last time February 13 fell on a Friday was 2009. The next time will be 2015. In both years, March 13 is also a Friday the 13th. ...
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Asked in History, Politics & Society, Mexico, Superstitions, Friday the 13th

What day is considered bad luck in Mexico?

Friday 13th! Tuesday 13th! and also numbers that repeat themselves like 11:11! that's really scary... not really a day, a time! like for instance if you are about to go out on a date or something and you are getting ready to go out and then you happen to look to the time and the time is 11:11 or 2:22 or some number that repeats that's bad luck! i know is really weird to go on a date that early or...
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Asked in Friday the 13th

Are there any quotes about Friday the 13th being unlucky?

There are quotes about Friday being unlucky as well as the number 13 being unlucky. They are mostly historical, unattributed, and date back to 1656. For example "Now Friday came, you old wives say, Of all the week's the unluckiest day." (1656) ...
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Asked in Friday the 13th, Paranormal Phenomena

Is Jason from Friday the 13th and Michael Myers real?

No, neither character is real. They are both works of fiction created by screenwriters to be turned into horror movies. ...
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Asked in Friday the 13th

What is the meaning of Friday the 13th?

How some people put it superstition or bad luck.it started as a myth that there was a party of 12 gods but one devious god came to the party and there were 13 gods instead of 12 so that killed 1 of the favorites of gods they blamed it on on the unwanted god so from the years then to now people believe 13 is a very unlucky number espacilly if it falls on a Friday but people try to...
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Asked in Friday the 13th, Calendar

How many Friday the 13th's are in 2011?

May 13, 2011 is the only Friday the 13th this year
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Asked in Horror and Suspense Movies, Action & Adventure TV Shows, Friday the 13th

Was Jason Voorhees a real person?

No, he is only a fictional character, created by someone's imagination. Although he appeared many times and was considered to be the worst serial killer ever known, he is not real. ...
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