Listen Live
WERE AM Mobile App 2020


News Talk Cleveland Featured Video



It’s Friday the 13th. If you’re superstitious, you’re likely under the impression that this is the most unlucky day on the calendar.

Here are 13 facts about Friday the 13th to help keep your mind off all bad things that could happen today:

1. First, it’s not that rare. It happens at least once a year and as many as three times. This is the first Friday the 13 th in 2013. It will happen again on December 13, 2013.

2. The 1980 film “Friday the 13th” grossed nearly $40 million during its initial cinema run, according to information from the Internet Movie Database .

3. Fear of the number 13 is known as triskaidekaphobia, while fear of Friday the 13th is known as paraskavedekatriaphobia.

4. According to information from Time , the mini crash of Friday, Oct. 13, 1989 was the second largest drop of the Dow history.

5. One psychotherapist, who specializes in the treatment of phobias, asserts that 21 million Americans fear Friday the 13th, according to information from .

CLICK HERE to read story

article courtesy of

LOCAL NEWS: Friday The 13th Facts:  was originally published on