The 2013 Campari calendar featuring Penelope Cruz

1. The 2013 Campari calendar features Spanish actress Penelope Cruz defying various superstitions, such as black cats, broken mirrors and walking under ladders.

The 2013 Campari calendar featuring Penelope Cruz

2. January – Black Cats: In western history, black cats have often been looked upon as a symbol of evil omens, specifically suspected of being.

The 2013 Campari calendar featuring Penelope Cruz

3. February – 13 Being Unlucky: The fear of the number 13 is so pervasive that it is officially known as triskaidekaphobia.

The 2013 Campari calendar featuring Penelope Cruz

4. March – Opening An Umbrella Indoors: One theory as to why opening an umbrella indoors brings bad luck borrows from the idea.

The 2013 Campari calendar featuring Penelope Cruz

5. April – Broken Mirror Is Worth Seven Years Of Bad Luck: One’s reflection in a mirror has traditionally been thought.

The 2013 Campari calendar featuring Penelope Cruz

6. May – Sweeping Someone’s Feet: It was thought that a woman who couldn’t sweep a floor properly wouldn’t be a good wife.

The 2013 Campari calendar featuring Penelope Cruz

7. June – Hats On Beds: It was believed that evil spirits lived in the hair and that by placing your hat on the bed you would transfer.

The 2013 Campari calendar featuring Penelope Cruz

8. July – Bird Flying Into One’s House: Historically, when unusual incidents happened it was viewed as an urgent message falling.

The 2013 Campari calendar featuring Penelope Cruz

9. August – Don’t Spill The Salt!: To spill salt was seen as an extraordinary waste as it was such a high value commodity.

The 2013 Campari calendar featuring Penelope Cruz

10. September – Step On A Crack: Historically there have been various permutations of this well know superstition.

The 2013 Campari calendar featuring Penelope Cruz

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