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Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Did Paul McCartney die on Nov. 9, 1966?
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
The Gallery of Fake Viral Images
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
The Great Space Monkey Hoax, 1953
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
Coin on the Pavement Gag -- April Fool's Day, 1961
A Vancouver Sun photographer welded a 50 cent piece to a spike and hammered it into the pavement. Many tried and failed to pick it up, until one man pried it up using a knife of the type used to dig stones from horses' hooves. [Vancouver Sunday Sun - Apr 1, 1961]


April Fool Categories: Canada, 1961, Street Pranks.
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