By: Emily Garber

Friday The 13th occurs twice in 2017, January 13th (today) and October 13th, this day is considered to be an unlucky day. The fear of the number 13 has been around for hundreds of years because it seems to be an outlier. The superstition of this day dates back to the Middle Age and is believed to have Biblical ties. In today’s society, Friday The 13th is set in horror films, and it based more on superstitions than anything else. People who believe this day brings bad luck will avoid driving, flying, getting their hair cut, getting married and many other things on this day.