Friday 13th: Lucky for some
Just the mention of Friday 13th can make some people become very nervous but it is a date that clearly interests many, as #Fridaythe13th has been among the top trending terms worldwide on Twitter.
There is even a tongue-twisting term for this fear - friggatriskaidekaphobia.
However, for some, positive events have happened on the infamous date.
Here is a selection of thoughts shared on social media.
According to Taffy Treesa, there are three reasons to be happy.
Good things also came in threes for Amina Kumalia.
It can be a mixed blessing if you were born on Friday 13th.
Manoj believes there's a more spiritual connection to this so-called unlucky date.
The number 13 has a special meaning in more ways than one.
You can also be lucky financially.
For some communities, the day has a more artistic connection.
But sometimes when it comes to Friday 13th, there's only one course of action to take.
Chris Jappy has more reason than most to appreciate Friday 13th.
Compiled by Bernadette McCague