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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7. Instant Color TV -- In 1962, Sweden had just one television channel, which was black and white. But for April Fools' Day, the station's technical expert told viewers they could convert their existing sets to display color by pulling a nylon stocking over their TV screen. Kjell Stensson demonstrated the process on the news, and thousands of Swedes were taken in.

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