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The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
The boy with the golden tooth, 1593
The Case of the Vanishing Belly Button, 1964
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
Rachael Ray cooks her family and her dog
Burger King's Left-Handed Whopper Hoax, 1998
Brief History of Triple-Decker Buses
The TNBC Network -- April Fool's Day, 1982
On Cable magazine reported that Turner Broadcasting was going to merge with NBC. The new logo of the resulting company (TNBC) would show a peacock wearing Ted Turner's trademark railroad engineer's cap. Ted Turner would personally add some variety to the new company's entertainment lineup by co-hosting a country music show called "Atlanta Howdown" with Slim Whitman and Barbara Mandrell. On Cable magazine received angry phone calls from executives at both NBC and TNT complaining that their management had taken such a step without informing them first.

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