Friday the 13th and other superstitions

Published: Jul 12 2012 12:30:37 PM EDT   Updated On: Jun 13 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

Check out some of the most common superstitions -- including today, Friday the 13th.

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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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