13 infamous April Fools' Day hoaxes

Published On: Mar 27 2013 04:10:20 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 01 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

These April Fools' Day hoaxes are some of the very best.

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10. Nixon for President -- On April 1, 1992, National Public Radio's "Talk of the Nation" announced that Richard Nixon was running for president again. His new campaign slogan? "I didn't do anything wrong, and I won't do it again." Listeners flooded the show with calls expressing shock and outrage until host John Hockenberry revealed the practical joke during the show's second half.

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