Sunday, April 1, 2012

Best April Fools Day Pranks In History

April Fool's Day is once again here today so let that be a warning to everyone to be careful and have an open mind to have a little bit of crazy fun.

Our news team has researched some of the most memorable, if not the best April Fools Day pranks in history and a handful of suggestions from our side for easy to do April Fools Day practical jokes which might enjoy.

So here they are below. But before anything else, let us all greet you first a Happy April Fools Day!

Best and Famous April Fools’ Day Pranks:
  • Back in 1957, the program Panorama aired a documentary showing Italians making a harvest of spaghetti from trees. It was so convincing that people called it to ask how they could grow trees like that themselves.
  • Back in 1965, television and news company BBC pretended to launch scent broadcasting which will enable viewers to smell what they're watching. Many actually called BBC to say that the launch was a success.
  • Back in 1996, Taco Bell announced it had purchased the Liberty Bell to "reduce the country’s debt" and renamed it the "Taco Liberty Bell."
  • Back in 1998, Burger King advertised a burger whose condiments were designed to drip out of the right side. Some customers requested the "original" right-handed burger.

Easy To Do but Fun April Fools Day Practical Jokes in the age of Social Media:
  • Announce in your Facebook status update that you are pregnant. If you're a guy, then post an ultrasound photo and announce that you're going to be a father. It doesn't matter if you're single or married, it works all the time.
  • Use Foursquare to check in at a very far place, like Africa. Make sure it will update Twitter and Facebook for the best reach
  • Make a tweet that you're deleting your Twitter account because a famous celebrity which you're following has decided to become your stalker. Make it like a showbiz blind item for the best effect.