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On This Day – 1 April

Posted on: Mon 1 Apr 2019

Happy April Fools Day. Here is a recap of some pranks from history;

In 2000, a news release informed the media that the 15th annual New York City April Fool’s Day Parade would begin at noon on 59th Street and proceed down to Fifth Avenue.

In 1975, Australia’s ‘This Day Tonight’ news program revealed that the country would soon be converting to “metric time”.

In 1998, a celebrity-studded party was held at Jeff Koons’s SoHo studio to celebrate the release of William Boyd’s biography of the late American artist Nat Tate.

Breakfast’s Zoe Kounadis and Tom Mann discuss some of the best April Fools Pranks from history.

Produced by Zoe Kounadis

Image Sourced: Wikimedia Commons


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