Is Friday The 13th REALLY Unlucky? Some people actually think the number 13 is a lucky number. However, others steer clear. And when the calendar date falls on Friday, well we prepare for all manner of hell to break loose. According to Live Science, statistical data does not back up the claim. Scientist, in many instance, believe the concept of luck is something that occurs in each of our heads. Do you carry around any kind of lucky charm? However, there have been hospital reports around the world of the increase in accidents on this day.
According to History, in Christian culture of the superstition was bolstered by the seating at the Last Supper with Jesus and his 12 disciples. That made 13 guests. Jesus was crucified the next Friday.
What not to do on Friday the 13th
If you take stock in the designation that today is or can be unlucky here are a few things to stay away from and avoid doing.
- Don’t allow a black cat to cross your path
- Be careful with mirrors, don’t break them
- Avoid walking under a ladder
- Don’t spill salt
- Be conservative with actions and investments
Friday the 13th on the big screen
It’s a tradition for many on this day. Going old school and pulling out the original Friday the 13th film from 1980. The movie franchise now has twelve films. The most recent release was in 2009. The plot surrounds the tale of Jason Voorhees, drowning while attending Camp Crystal. Of course the camp is in the middle of the woods. The lake is allegedly cursed. At some point, the slasher shows up wearing the character’s signature hockey mask.
In conclusion and in answering the centuries old question, is Friday The 13th REALLY unlucky? I suppose only you can answer that question. Hope you wake up tomorrow with a sigh of relief that all is well.