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The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Fake Fish Photos
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
The worms inside your face
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
Dictators in Breadline -- April Fool's Day, 1935


"The picture... shows the present plight of the former three most powerful dictators of Europe, summarily ousted by their parties when they were discovered in a hotel room playing a game called 'Guns, Guns — Who's got the Munitions Contract?' Der ex-Reichfuhrer Adolf Hitler, dejection in every line of his face, is gratefully receiving a handout. Italy's Benito Mussolini pushes in for his turn, hoping vainly that there'll be spaghetti. Russia's Joseph Stalin, third in line, smiles sardonically at the turn of events, and has just coined a little wisecrack: 'Let them eat crusts!'"
[Picture distributed by the Newspaper Enterprise Association]

April Fool Categories: International Relations, 1935, Photo Hoaxes.
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