Happy Fun Facts about Friday the 13th [and POLL!]
Does Friday the 13th scare you? I don't have a superstitious bone in my body, but that doesn't mean I don't enjoy freaking everyone else out. If you suffer from paraskevidekatriaphobia (the fear of Friday the 13th), here are some happy fun facts about this day.
- There are three Friday the 13ths in 2012. And, according to The Village Voice, they are exactly THIRTEEN weeks apart.
- Apollo 13 launched at 13:13 (central time) and the explosion that crippled the vehicle happened on April 13.
- The Olsen twins (Kate and Ashley) were born on Friday the 13th.
- The 13th Friday the 13th movie is set to release in 2013 on September 13th which of course is a Friday the 13th.
If all this Friday the 13th talk has you looking over your shoulder, consider this. It's amazing how non-scary Friday the 13th is when combined with Benny Hill music. See for yourself: