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The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Samsung invents the on/off switch
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
Paul Krassner's Stereophonic Hoax, 1960
The Nobody For President Campaign, 1940 to Present
Monkeys pick cotton, a 19th-century urban legend
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Hair-Restoring Well -- April Fool's Day, 1977
BBC TV's Nationwide news program ran a segment about a well located on the farm of James Coatsworth in Rothbury, Northumberland. This well supposedly had the power to make hair grow on bald men’s heads.

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