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The Olsen twins will celebrate their 32nd birthdays this year.

13 wonderful things that happened on Friday the 13th

Even though many people think Friday the 13th is cursed, some really great things have happened on the date throughout history.
The stock market crash of 1989 left many feeling unlucky.

17 terrible things that have happened on Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th is a famously unlucky date. Even though some people dismiss it, here are 17 horrible events that have happened on this day throughout history.
The superstition that walking under a ladder is bad luck could stem from the shape a ladder makes when leaning against a wall.

The fascinating history behind 11 common superstitions

Next time a black cat crosses your path, give them a pet — they don't deserve their unlucky reputations.
In the US, the notion that stepping on a crack on the ground will break your mother's back is a common superstition.

20 bizarre superstitions from around the world and the meaning behind them

From lucky pennies to evil eyes, there's a huge range of superstitious beliefs around the world.

Why we knock on wood, and the truth about 7 other common superstitions

The backstories behind some of the most common superstitions are pretty silly, so why do we still do them today?