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