Typically, Friday the 13th is a date that occurs on the calendar one time a year. At most, there can be three Friday the 13th dates in a year, but in 2022 our only Friday the 13th is this week, on May 13th. Some say it’s considered an unlucky day, or a day that can become filled with unfortunate events that wouldn’t have happened on any other day.
Did you know?
- “Supper is believed to have given rise to a longstanding Christian superstition that having 13 guests at a table was a bad omen—specifically, that it was courting death,”according to Friday the 13th.
- “Friday was also said to be the day Eve gave Adam the fateful apple from the Tree of Knowledge, as well as the day Cain killed his brother, Abel.”
- Friday the 13th movies are “the second-popular oldest slasher franchise created by Paramount Pictures since 1980,” according to IMDB.
- There are over 8 different Friday the 13th films.
Let’s stop talking about the backstory behind Friday the 13th and let’s find ways to make this rare date a special one, filled with fun memories. One way to do that is to do karaoke, or even throw a Friday the 13th themed karaoke party. Why worry about having bad luck that day when you could surround yourself with friends and family and have an amazing time! Here’s some Friday the 13th themed songs that you can add to your karaoke playlist.
Sister Christian, by Night Ranger
Post Millennium Extinction, by Living Things
She Does, by Locksley
I like it, I love it, by Lyrics Born
No Way to Stop It, by Jimmy Gresham
He’s Back, by Alice Cooper
His Eyes, by Pseudo Echo
XIII, by Crazy Lixx
Killer, by Crazy Lixx
Hunter’s Moon, by Ghost