Friday the 13th: Spooky Facts, Origin and More

Friday the 13th:
Unlucky Day

Friday the 13th is considered by many to be an unlucky day. It is believed to be a day of bad luck, superstition, and spooky occurrences

A real phobia

The fear of Friday the 13th is called paraskevidekatriaphobia. This is a real phobia that affects a significant number of people, and it is considered to be one of the most common phobias in the world

Unclear origins

The origins of the superstition surrounding Friday the 13th are not entirely clear, but it is believed to be rooted in ancient cultures and religions. In Christianity, 13 was considered an unlucky number because there were 13 people present at the Last Supper

Supernatural experiences

Many people believe that Friday the 13th is a day when strange and spooky things happen. Some people claim to have had supernatural experiences on this day, while others claim to have witnessed strange and unexplained phenomena

The Hollywood link

The movie franchise ‘Friday the 13th’ is based on the superstition surrounding the day. The first movie in the series was released in 1980 and since then, it has become one of the most successful horror franchises of all time

Superstitions

There are many superstitions surrounding Friday the 13th. Some people believe that it is bad luck to start a new project or make important decisions on this day

Friday The 13th:
Superstitions

Some people believe that it is a day when ghosts and spirits are more active, and that it is a day when strange and unexplained occurrences are more likely to happen

How To Celebrate
Friday The 13th

Many people host some scary parties, and theme-based events. If you want to spend some quiet yet spooky time, you can watch some classic horror or slasher films like the festival's namesake, Friday The 13th, or A Nightmare On Elm Street, or horror-comedy, The Scary Movie series and more

Bollywood Horror Films 

If you want to watch some Hindi horror films, you can pick up from Bollywood horror films that released in 2022 like Phone Bhoot, Bhool Bhulaiyaa 2, Chhorii and more

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