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Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
Can a bar of soap between your sheets ease muscle cramps?
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
The Instant Color TV Hoax, 1962
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
Bonsai Kittens, 2000
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
BMW's April Fool's Day Hoaxes
Prankster causes volcano to erupt, 1974
Aliens Invade Rockford
In December 1989, the Sunday edition of the Rockford Register Star ran a brief article on its front page under the headline, “Aliens Spotted Near Rockford.” The article warned that “These aliens claim to be human children offering further proof that alien beings do indeed live in our planet and may be among local residents.” The story was a prank inserted by a mischievous production worker. The man was fired the next day.
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