Do you fear this day or you simply don’t believe in superstition? Did you know that the US reported losses on income because of Friday the 13ths? Basically people are too affected to go out of bed much more go around with their usual routine. Some are even afraid to travel, buy investments and do important things on this day because of bad luck. You might have paraskavedekatriaphobia if you fear Friday the 13th.
This history of Friday the 13th is unclear. There are theories and hearsay but I don’t want to go over it because you might know it better than I do. So here are just a few events happening on Friday the 13th: (source: wikipedia)
- Resident Evil 5 will be released in the UK on Friday March 13th 2009.
- Black Sabbath‘s eponymous debut album was released in the UK on Friday, February 13, 1970.
- The Opening ceremony of Athens Olympic Games took place on Friday, August 13, 2004.
- The 13th book in A Series of Unfortunate Events was released on Friday, October 13, 2006 by Lemony Snicket, also known as novelist Daniel Handler.
- Four of the eleven films in the Friday the 13th (franchise) series, including the most recent (a remake of the first), were released on a Friday the 13th.
- Joss Whedon‘s new show Dollhouse will air its pilot on the same day as above (2/13/09).
- Every Friday the 13th thousands of bikers ride to the small town of Port Dover Ontario, Canada.