But how much do you actually know about the day? There's a great wikipedia article here on the origins of the superstition, but here are some fun facts about our favourite date...
•The longest period that can go without a Friday the 13th is 14 months.
•The 13th day of the month is more likely to be a Friday than any other day.
•There is at least one Friday the 13th every year (this is the only one in 2010).
•In 2029, the Asteroid 99942 will pass inside Earth orbit on Friday the 13th.
•2012 will have THREE Friday the 13th's - talk about bad luck!
•Four of the twelve Friday the 13th movies have been released on Friday the 13th - the next one is scheduled for Friday Sept. 13th, 2013...
•People with the number 13 in their Birthdate are supposed to have good luck on Friday the 13th.
Enjoy your Friday the 13th... and stay away from summer camps today!
Oh and here's a blast from the past...