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You'll Never Believe These Crazy Friday The 13th Facts!

Did you know that the superstition itself stems from the crucifixion of Jesus Christ on a Friday, as well as the 13th guest at the Last Supper being none other than Judas Iscariot? Below are 12 crazy facts from the most superstitious day of the year! Facts courtesy of Friday the 13th

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8. On Friday 13th 1989, stock markets crashed causing the Dow Jones Industrial Average to drop down by 190.58 points. Apparently this was caused due to the breakdown of a UAL Corporation deal worth $6.75 billion.

11. The Catalina Affair involved a Swedish plane being shot down on Friday 13th in 1952. The two Catalina planes that searched for the Swedish plane were also shot down.

12. It's not all bad though: In 2015, Taylor Swift announced that she considers 13 to be her lucky number. She was born on the 13th of December, she turned 13 on Friday 13th and her first album went gold in 13 weeks.

13. If you think, I'm adding a 13th fact, you can think again!

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