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Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
'Solar Armor' freezes man in Nevada Desert, 1874
Use your left ear to detect lies
Pierre Brassau, Monkey Artist, 1964
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
The damp spot that hoaxed a city, 1912
Adolf Hitler Baby Photo Hoax, 1933
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
war of the worlds
The night Martians invaded New Jersey, 1938
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
Phoomph -- April Fool's Day, 1942
"Men at the Fort Riley, Kan., remount replacement center voted Judy Canova the April Fool glamour girl.

"She has phoomph instead of oomph," they explained in inviting her to be the presiding wallflower at one of their Wednesday night dances.

The April Fool pattern followed through. She's going to accept." [AP]

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