It is the 13th day of April and a Friday.. Friday, the 13th is often considered unlucky by superstitious people. But why do people feel this day is unlucky? Here are few interesting facts about the date:
#There’s a scientific term too
The fear of Friday the 13th is known as “paraskavedekatriaphobia,” which is derived from the Greek words “paraskeví” meaning “Friday” and “dekatreís” meaning “thirteen.”
It was on October 13, 1989 (a Friday) that the US stock exchange suffered one of its most major crashes. The day has since then gone down in history as ‘Black Friday’.
#Taylor Swift disagrees with you all
“She was born on the 13th. She turned 13 on Friday the 13th. Her first album went gold in 13 weeks. Her first #1 song had a 13-second intro. Every time she won an award she seated in either the 13th seat, the 13th row, the 13th section or row M, which is the 13th letter,” she had said.
Where is the 13th floor and room number,sorry we do’t have
Many buildings, hotels and hospitals especially do not have room number 13 or 13th floor in the building.
#The Alfred Hitchcock connection
He was born on August 13, 1899, which was coincidentally a Friday. Now you got the answer how has the genius filmmaker made some of the best suspense films in the history of Hollywood.
#It comes in threes
In case you are one of those who probably have been diagnosed with ‘paraskavedekatriaphobia’, here is bad news for you the sad part is, it will come at least once in a year for sure. Don’t panic.
Its just a date nothing else. We need to overcome the fear of Friday 13′ No one counts the good things that had happened on this day. Why do we see this date as a bad luck or black day.