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.

Taco Bell Liberty Bell prank
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8. The Taco Liberty Bell -- The Taco Bell Corporation took out a full-page ad in six major newspapers on April 1, 1996, announcing it had bought the Liberty Bell and was renaming it the Taco Liberty Bell. Outraged citizens flooded the National Park Service with angry phone calls until Taco Bell fessed up to the joke a few hours later.

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