Friday the 13th and other superstitions

Published: Jul 12 2012 12:30:37 PM EDT   Updated On: Feb 13 2015 10:06:35 AM EST

Today is Friday the 13th, the first of three in 2015. Check out some of the most common superstitions.

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Today is Friday the 13th -- considered an unlucky day by the superstitious dating back to the 19th century. Check out some other common (but silly) superstitions:

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