There are many theories as to how April 1 came to be a day to fool others. None have been proven, or have they?
Some countries take it more seriously than others.
The UK pulled the infamous Swiss Spaghetti Harvest film that had people wanting to buy spaghetti tree.
- the mummified fairy hoax,
- Big Ben goes digital,
- Smellovision (thank goodness this was a prank),
- Y2K solved,
- LA highways closed for repair,
- Arm the Homeless (no, we’ll probably just use them as Wi-Fi hotspots),
- Life discovered on other planets,
- End of the world,
- Bank teller fees (this one I wouldn’t put past the banks),
- the Sydney iceberg,
- U2 playing on a rooftop in Cork,
- British weather machine,
- Nixon for President again (1992),
- Asterix village found,
- interfering bras,
- New Zealand wasp swarm,
- flying penguins, chewy Vodka bars,
- Space shuttle lands in San Diego,
- people calling famous people pretending to be other famous people,
- Wisconsin State Capital collapse,
- UFO in London (I want to believe),
- a law about not being able to use the internet when drinking (that would really limit some people)…
- In 1976 renowned UK astronomer Sir Patrick Moor told radio listeners at 9:47am April 1 a unique alignment of 2 planets would cause an upward pull of gravity making people lighter at that moment – yes, apparently people tried it and many claimed they floated, wow, some people will rise to anything.
- There will be many celebrity deaths reported today.
- There will be publicity stunts like Burger King’s left-handed Whopper, Taco Bell saying they bought The Liberty Bell and were going to rename it Taco Liberty Bell.