April 16, 1986

On April 16, 1986, the world’s news organizations were actively questioning if Muammar Gaddafi, the leader of Libya, was dead. This rumor was affecting the running of his country. To dispel these rumors, Gaddafi appeared on TV and gave a news conference. After the camera got a good close-up of Gaddafi’s face, the rumors changed from him being dead, to him being dead and being an actual walking talking zombie.

About Joel Byers

Born in North Georgia and educated at some very fine public institutions. Real education started after graduating from college and then getting married and raising two boys. Has the ability to see the funny and absurd in most things and will always remark on it, even if it means getting the stink-eye from his victims.
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