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Anti-Baldness Spray -- April Fool's Day, 1994
The Russian newspaper Moskovsky Komsomolets reported that Mikhail Gorbachev had volunteered to test a revolutionary new anti-baldness spray. As a result he had sprouted a new head of hair, covering his famous birthmark. Accompanying the article was a picture of Gorbachev on a trip to South Korea sporting his new, curly-locked look.

April Fool Categories: Beauty and Grooming, Medical, Newspapers, Russia, 1994.
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