36 is the number of degrees in the interior angle of each tip of a regular pentagram.
36 is the number of possible outcomes (not summed) in the roll of two distinct dice.
The sum of the integers from 1 to 36 is 666.
36 is the atomic number of krypton.
36 is the ASCII code for the symbol '$'
The 36 tattvas describe the Absolute, its internal aspects and the creation including living beings, down to the physical reality.
The "36th Chamber of Shaolin" is a 1978 kung fu film
The Thirty-Six Dramatic Situations are considered a useful conceptual aid in theater.
In A.D. 36, Pontius Pilate was recalled to Rome after putting down a Samaritan uprising.
So who's afraid of turning 36?