April Fools' Day

The biggest April Fools' Day hoax!

1 Apr 2011
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Today is April Fools' Day! A day when people play tricks on their friends who may have forgotten to check the date in the morning.

Even a few organizations join in the fun! Many newspapers, television stations and internet sites (like Google) have pulled April Fools' Day pranks, including the famous BBC spaghetti tree hoax.

On April 1st, 1957, an estimated 8 million people watched the 3 minute report on television. In the 1950s, spaghetti was not an everyday food in Britain and few people knew how it was produced. Watch it yourself in the following video!

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