All the things we never knew about our second favorite day of the week.

9 Fun Facts About Thursday was originally published on globalgrind.com

1. It’s been reported that if an American high schooler wore green on Thursday in the 50s and 60s, he/she was assumed to be gay.

It’s been reported that if an American high schooler wore green on Thursday in the 50s and 60s, he/she was assumed to be gay.

2. Reggae rapper Elephant Man was born on Thursday, September 11, 1975.

Reggae rapper Elephant Man was born on Thursday, September 11, 1975.

3. On ‘Thirsty Thursdays,’ Americans are known to drink heavily and/or post thirst traps on Instagram.

On ‘Thirsty Thursdays,’ Americans are known to drink heavily and/or post thirst traps on Instagram.

This tradition started in college, because no class (or fewer classes) on Friday—duh.

4. We all know ‘Throwback Thursdays,’ which are used to reminisce about all things old and nostalgic.

We all know ‘Throwback Thursdays,’ which are used to reminisce about all things old and nostalgic.

5. Nigerian Novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was also born on a Thursday—September 15, 1977.

Nigerian Novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie was also born on a Thursday—September 15, 1977.

6. In Australia, movie premieres are often held on Thursdays.

In Australia, movie premieres are often held on Thursdays.

7. Actor/producer David Oyelowo was also born on Thursday—April 1, 1976 to be exact.

Actor/producer David Oyelowo was also born on Thursday—April 1, 1976 to be exact.

8. Thursday is ruled by Jupiter and Jupiter represents abundance, prosperity, and expansion.

Thursday is ruled by Jupiter and Jupiter represents abundance, prosperity, and expansion.

9. Actress Charlize Theron was born on Thursday too—August 7, 1975.

Actress Charlize Theron was born on Thursday too—August 7, 1975.
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